- Meaning –
- Reduction in work force without firing employees.
- A gradual diminution in number or strength through sustained attack or pressure.
- A rubbing away or wearing down by friction.
- Synonyms – wearing down, abrasion, detrition, contrition.
- Antonyms – building, strengthening
- Usage –
- Retirement was listed as the reason for 9.2% of the employee attrition.
- The enemy surrounded the town and conducted a war of attrition.