Definitions for scrub

Definitions for (noun) scrub

Main entry: scrubbing, scouring, scrub

Definition: the act of cleaning a surface by rubbing it with a brush and soap and water

Main entry: scrub, bush, chaparral

Definition: dense vegetation consisting of stunted trees or bushes

Definitions for (verb) scrub

Main entry: scrub, scrub up

Definition: wash thoroughly

Usage: surgeons must scrub prior to an operation

Main entry: scour, scrub

Definition: clean with hard rubbing

Usage: She scrubbed his back

Main entry: call off, cancel, scratch, scrub

Definition: postpone indefinitely or annul something that was scheduled

Usage: Call off the engagement; cancel the dinner party; we had to scrub our vacation plans; scratch that meeting--the chair is ill

Definitions for (adj) scrub

Main entry: scrub

Definition: (of domestic animals) not selectively bred

Visual thesaurus for scrub