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rub

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  • nounstroke, massage
  • noundifficulty, problem
  • verbstroke, massage
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Synonyms for rub

noun stroke, massage
  • abrasion
  • attrition
  • brushing
  • caress
  • friction
  • grinding
  • kneading
  • pat
  • polish
  • rasping
  • scouring
  • scraping
  • shine
  • smear
  • smoothing
  • stroking
  • swab
  • swipe
  • wear
  • wipe

Antonyms for rub

  • dullness
  • blessing
  • boon
  • solution
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to rub

abrade

verb. scrape
  • chafe
  • erode
  • grate
  • rub
  • rub off
  • scuff
  • triturate
  • wear
  • wear down

abrading

verb. scrape

anoint

verb. bless, usually with oil or water

anointed

verb. bless, usually with oil or water

apply

verb. put substance on another

applying

verb. put substance on another
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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