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Meaning & Definition of Rub in English

English

Rub

/rəb/

noun

1. An unforeseen obstacle

    synonym:
  • hang-up
  • ,
  • hitch
  • ,
  • rub
  • ,
  • snag

2. The act of rubbing or wiping

  • "He gave the hood a quick rub"
    synonym:
  • rub
  • ,
  • wipe

verb

1. Move over something with pressure

  • "Rub my hands"
  • "Rub oil into her skin"
    synonym:
  • rub

2. Cause friction

  • "My sweater scratches"
    synonym:
  • rub
  • ,
  • fray
  • ,
  • fret
  • ,
  • chafe
  • ,
  • scratch

3. Scrape or rub as if to relieve itching

  • "Don't scratch your insect bites!"
    synonym:
  • rub
  • ,
  • scratch
  • ,
  • itch