attrit definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To lose (workers, like) by attrition.
    • To destroy or destroy (troops, like) by utilization of firepower: "Pro-active counterattacks tend to be a helpful solution to attrit the adversary” ( John H. Cushman, Jr.)
  • verb:
    • To wear straight down through attrition, particularly mechanical attrition
    • to take part in attrition; to quit or drop-out
    • is lower in volume through attrition
    • to get rid of, or even to destroy troops by attrition considering sustained firepower

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