fray - definition and synonyms

verb [intransitive/transitive] 

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/freɪ/
present tense
I/you/we/theyfray
he/she/itfrays
present participlefraying
past tensefrayed
past participlefrayed
  1. 1
    if a rope or piece of cloth frays or is frayed, the fibres in it become loose and start to come apart
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