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    scrub

    scrub - Dictionary definition and meaning for word scrub

    Definition
    (noun) dense vegetation consisting of stunted trees or bushes
    Synonyms : bush , chaparral
    Definition
    (noun) the act of cleaning a surface by rubbing it with a brush and soap and water
    Synonyms : scouring , scrubbing
    Definition
    (verb) clean with hard rubbing
    Synonyms : scour
    Example Sentence
    • She scrubbed his back
    Definition
    (verb) wash thoroughly
    Synonyms : scrub up
    Example Sentence
    • surgeons must scrub prior to an operation
    Definition
    (verb) postpone indefinitely or annul something that was scheduled
    Synonyms : call off , cancel , scratch
    Example Sentence
    • Call off the engagement
    • cancel the dinner party
    • we had to scrub our vacation plans
    • scratch that meeting--the chair is ill
    Definition
    (adj) (of domestic animals) not selectively bred
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