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    rub - Dictionary definition and meaning for word rub

    Definition
    (noun) an unforeseen obstacle
    Synonyms : hang-up , hitch , snag
    Definition
    (noun) the act of rubbing or wiping
    Synonyms : wipe
    Example Sentence
    • he gave the hood a quick rub
    Definition
    (verb) move over something with pressure
    Example Sentence
    • rub my hands
    • rub oil into her skin
    Definition
    (verb) cause friction
    Synonyms : chafe , fray , fret , scratch
    Example Sentence
    • my sweater scratches
    Definition
    (verb) scrape or rub as if to relieve itching
    Synonyms : itch , scratch
    Example Sentence
    • Don't scratch your insect bites!
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