Another word for rub
To subject to friction
stroke, scrape, smooth, abrade, scour, grate, grind, wear away, graze, rasp, knead, fret, massage, rub down, polish, shine, burnish, buff, brush, curry, scrub, swab, erase, rub out, file, chafe, clean.
To apply by rubbing
Another word for rubverb
To remove or invalidate by or as if by running a line through or wiping clean.Also used with out: annul, blot (out), cancel, cross (off or out), delete, efface, erase, expunge, obliterate, scratch (out), strike (out), undo, wipe (out), x (out). (Law) vacate. See continue
To destroy all traces of:abolish, annihilate, blot out, clear, eradicate, erase, exterminate, extinguish, extirpate, kill1, liquidate, obliterate, remove, root1 (out or up), snuff out, stamp out, uproot, wipe out. Idioms: do away with, make an end of, put an end to. See help, make
To take the life of (a person or persons) unlawfully:destroy, finish (off), kill1, liquidate, murder, slay. (Informal) put away. (Slang) bump off, do in, knock off, off, waste, wipe out, zap. See help