Definitions for rub

Definitions for (noun) rub

Main entry: rub, wipe

Definition: the act of rubbing or wiping

Usage: he gave the hood a quick rub

Main entry: snag, rub, hang-up, hitch

Definition: an unforeseen obstacle

Definitions for (verb) rub

Main entry: rub

Definition: move over something with pressure

Usage: rub my hands; rub oil into her skin

Main entry: scratch, rub, chafe, fret, fray

Definition: cause friction

Usage: my sweater scratches

Main entry: rub, scratch, itch

Definition: scrape or rub as if to relieve itching

Usage: Don't scratch your insect bites!

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