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Words and phrases that have a meaning related to rub:   (212 results)

Often used in the same context:
dab, lick, scrape, peel, chew, gnaw, squirt, scrunch, lathered, massaging, sprinkle, rinse, moisten, spritz, bleed, scrubbing brush, irritate, gargle, toweling, slap, smack, shove, shave, patting, tingle, slather, soak, nibble, squish, shake, wash, blub, brushing, poke, moisturize, tickle, whiten, uncurl, sniff, syringed, masticate, suck, prickle, scrub, liquidise, abrade, purpled, axle grease, piss, clench, snicker, parboil, chop, puckers, crinkle, sitz bath, deseed, knead, powdering, stomp, discolour, caramelise, caress, exfoliate, wipe, kiss, put, chortle, devein, snip, redden, scratching, bump, pinches, slobbers, callused, salve, rip, stain, plop, frizzing, bite, paper toweling, teethed, curdle, tweeze, spit, overdress, flosses, shuck, rumple, chomp, soothes, shine, epsom salts, chapped, baste, backbite, anchovy paste, smush, grate, rubs, tug, puff, squeeze, drink, pat, meal, snap, gust, licks, nip, scratch, browned, mix, stir, unsalted, floured, saute, frying, combine, diced, melted, spread, blistered, cubed, dip, fry, leftover

More specific:
abrade, blur, brush, burnish, efface, erase, file, gloss, grate, grind, knead, massage, pass over, polish, puree, rasp, rosin, rubdown, rub down, rub out, score out, scour, scrape, scrub, scuff, scuffing, shine, smear, smooth, smoothen, smudge, smutch, sponge down, sponge off, strain, wipe, wipe off, worry

Appears in the definition of:
abrade, brush, choke, dust, fret, gag, gauge, hobnob, itch, kill, knuckle, lather, nose, nuzzle, obliterate, pass over, puree, rosin, rub up, sand, sandpaper, scour, scratch, soap, strain, wipe, wipe out, worry

More general:
adjoin, contact, contacting, irritate, meet, obstacle, obstruction, touch

Synonyms:
chafe, fray, fret, hang-up, hitch, itch, scratch, snag, wipe

Also try:
— Nouns for rub: dub, oil, butter, salt, hands, mixture, surface, meat, chicken, soap, more...

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See rub used in context: 75 rhymes, 12 Shakespeare works, several books and articles.

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