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rub

synonym (synonym of rub)

  • (noun.cognition)
    an unforeseen obstacle (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of rubbing or wiping (noun.act)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    cause friction (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.perception)
    scrape or rub as if to relieve itching (verb.perception)
     

also (also)

hypernym (rub IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • an unforeseen obstacle (noun.cognition)
    something immaterial that stands in the way and must be circumvented or surmounted (noun.cognition)
     
  • cause friction (verb.contact)
    be in direct physical contact with; make contact (verb.contact)
     
  • move over something with pressure (verb.contact)
    pass over, across, or through (verb.contact)
     
  • scrape or rub as if to relieve itching (verb.perception)
    excite to an abnormal condition, or chafe or inflame (verb.body)
     
  • the act of rubbing or wiping (noun.act)
    the act of touching physically (noun.act)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF rub relation)

  • move over something with pressure (verb.contact)
    rub with a brush, or as if with a brush (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    rub with pumice, in order to clean or to smoothen (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    rub to a uniform size (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    rub through a strainer or process in an electric blender (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    rub rosin onto (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    clean with a sponge, by rubbing (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    touch or rub constantly (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    clean with hard rubbing (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    rub hard or scrub (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    make a smudge on; soil by smudging (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    scratch repeatedly (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    rub with a circular motion (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    reduce to small shreds or pulverize by rubbing against a rough or sharp perforated surface (verb.contact)
     
  • the act of rubbing or wiping (noun.act)
    the act of scuffing (scraping or dragging the feet) (noun.act)
     

entail (entailment relations of rub)

  • move over something with pressure (verb.contact)
    make physical contact with, come in contact with (verb.contact)
     

derivation (.... is derived from rub)

  • cause friction (verb.contact)
    the resistance encountered when one body is moved in contact with another (noun.phenomenon)
     
  • (noun.state)
    an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    soreness and warmth caused by friction (noun.state)
     
  • move over something with pressure (verb.contact)
    the act of rubbing or wiping (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    effort expended in moving one object over another with pressure (noun.act)
     
  • scrape or rub as if to relieve itching (verb.perception)
    an irritating cutaneous sensation that produces a desire to scratch (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a person who scratches to relieve an itch (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.state)
    a contagious skin infection caused by the itch mite; characterized by persistent itching and skin irritation (noun.state)
     
  • the act of rubbing or wiping (noun.act)
    move over something with pressure (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    rub with a circular motion (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.perception)
    scrape or rub as if to relieve itching (verb.perception)
     
synonym also hypernym hyponym entail derivation hang-up hitch snag wipe chafe fray knead massage rub down abrade abrase corrade contact physical contact obstacle obstruction draw guide scuff brush pumice gauge puree strain touch pass over itch scratch wipe detrition

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