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Synonyms for massage
məˈsɑʒ, -ˈsɑdʒ; esp. Brit. ˈmæs ɑʒ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. massage(verb)

    kneading and rubbing parts of the body to increase circulation and promote relaxation

  2. massage, rub down, knead(verb)

    manually manipulate (someone's body), usually for medicinal or relaxation purposes

    "She rubbed down her child with a sponge"

    abrade, corrade, rub off, rub down, abrase, work, knead

  3. massage(verb)

    give a massage to

    "She massaged his sore back"

    rub down, knead

Editors Contribution

  1. embrocate

    Submitted by anonymous on January 28, 2020  
  2. rub

    rub in a manner to bring relief to muscles.

    the woman at the gym gives a wonderful massage.

    Submitted by JP03 on June 11, 2015  

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. massage(n)

    Associated words:
    masseuse, masseur, massotherapeutics, massotherapy

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "massage":

    masseur, rub, rubbing

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. massage

    Massage therapy, see there

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  1. Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp:

    Given the favorable data, enhanced testing, and approval of our healthcare professionals, we will allow gyms, fitness centers, bowling alleys, body art studios, barbers, cosmetologists, hair designers, nail care artists, estheticians, their respective schoolsand massage therapists to reopen their doors this Friday.

  2. Jamie Bonham:

    The province is simultaneously opening up the economy – you can go to a barber, get a massage or sit in a restaurant - but you can't take an environmental reading at a wellsite?

  3. Lin Wei Liang:

    What we have here is much more invisible, discreet, something that you can wear just like a normal hoodie or jacket, and yet you can get that massage without people noticing.

  4. Jeff Goldstein:

    She will massage my son’s toes when he has a sinus condition, to drain the sinuses, it blows my mind.

  5. Lisa Dawn Hamilton:

    Massage helps to relax you, but also shifts your focus to your body—and hopefully away from the worries of your day.

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