Synonyms for rub
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hang-up, hitch, rub, snagnoun
an unforeseen obstacle
rent, split, enlistment, preventative, term of enlistment, duty tour, stay, preventive, tear, wipe, limp, hitch, tour, interference, stoppage, check, tour of duty, hinderance, incumbrance, hobble, snag, halt, encumbrance, hang-up, hindrance, rip, stop, arrest
the act of rubbing or wiping
"he gave the hood a quick rub"
move over something with pressure
"rub my hands"; "rub oil into her skin"
rub, fray, fret, chafe, scratchverb
"my sweater scratches"
fuss, eat into, itch, excise, gag, choke, scratch up, nark, erode, fret, excoriate, bother, rile, scrub, gravel, strike, inscribe, rankle, get to, eat away, come up, scrape up, scrape, cancel, nettle, gall, call off, chafe, get at, engrave, scratch, irritate, annoy, frazzle, niggle, rag, expunge, vex, grate, fray, devil, grave
rub, scratch, itchverb
scrape or rub as if to relieve itching
"Don't scratch your insect bites!"
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
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Basil has anti-inflammatory properties, so if my kids have bites I just take the leaf, crinkle it and rub it on the skin.
It is easy to go down into hell night and day, the gates of dark death stand wide, but to climb back again, to retrace one's steps to the upper air - there's the rub, the task.
That's where the rub will be.
To die, to sleep --To sleep, perchance to dream, ay there's the rub,For in that sleep of death what dreams may comeWhen we have shuffled off this mortal coil,Must give us pause there's the respectThat makes calamity of so long life.
When you speak, sometimes you'll spit a little bit, you'll rub your nose. You'll touch your mouth. You'll rub your eyes. And then you'll touch other surfaces, and then you will be spreading virus if you are infected and shedding asymptomatically.
Translations for rub
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- fregarCatalan, Valencian
- třít, mnoutCzech
- gnide, skaveDanish
- einreiben, abreiben, aufpolieren, polieren, sich abscheuern, reiben, putzen, sich ablaufen, sich abreibenGerman
- τρίψιμο, τρίβωGreek
- hinkata, hieroa, hangata, hankausFinnish
- frotter, frictionFrench
- slìogScottish Gaelic
- fregare, strofinare, strofinamentoItalian
- frico, tergeoLatin
- reiwenLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- fretar, fregarOccitan
- fricção, friccionar, esfregarPortuguese
- тереть, потеретьRussian
- friài, fricare, friare, frigareSardinian
- trljati, tare, ribati, trti, očešatiSerbo-Croatian
- stryka, gnida, gnugga, skavaSwedish
- sürtmek, ovmak, ovma, dokundurmak, ovalamak, ovalamaTurkish
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