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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"

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

  3. massage(verb)

    give a massage to

    "She massaged his sore back"

    Synonyms:
    rub down, knead

Editors Contribution

  1. 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  

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    masseur, rub, rubbing

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. massage

    Synonyms:
    Massage therapy, see there

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Veena
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