1. Soreness and warmth caused by friction (synset 114356541)
    "he had a nasty chafe on his knee"
  2. Anger produced by some annoying irritation (synset 107533500)
  1. Become or make sore by or as if by rubbing (synset 202124124)
  2. Feel extreme irritation or anger (synset 201792552)
    "He was chafing at her suggestion that he stay at home while she went on a vacation"
  3. Cause annoyance in;
    Disturb, especially by minor irritations (synset 201791774)
    "Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"; "It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves"
  4. Tear or wear off the skin or make sore by abrading (synset 201256372)
    "This leash chafes the dog's neck"
  5. Cause friction (synset 201253472)
    "my sweater scratches"
  6. Warm by rubbing, as with the hands (synset 200374050)

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