Part of speech:
To scratch an itch.
To dig or excavate with the claws.
To wear away or irritate by rubbing or friction:
To disturb the surface of (water or a stream); agitate.
To strain; chafe:
To rub or pass (a cloth, the hand, etc.) over something
Wear is defined as to have on the body or to reduce the quality of the appearance by constant use.
To cause difficulty or trouble to:
To use a swab on something, or clean something with a swab.
To cause to appear less harsh or severe than is the case:
To harm the reputation of; malign; slander
To cause to shine, as a light.
Scrub is defined as to clean by rubbing hard.
To succeed or manage with difficulty:
To smooth and brighten, as by rubbing
To irritate; annoy; vex
To treat by means of a massage.
To be irritating, wearisome, or vexing to.
To overcome or deal with successfully; surmount:
Gloss is defined as to make or become shiny, or to hide.
To apply a glaze to:
(Now Rare) To brighten by rubbing or scouring; polish; burnish
To affect as if with a caress.
To burnish is to polish or shine something by rubbing.
Buff means to smooth, clean or shine by rubbing.
To harm by repeated attacks; harry; molest
To scrape or rub off; wear away by scraping or rubbing
To cover or hide with or as if with a coat of plaster:
To cover as a coat.
To overlay or spread with something:
To cover with a layer:
To cover or decorate with paint; color
To cover with a specious or deceitful exterior; to disguise; to conceal.
To clean, polish, or groom with a brush:
To scrape or rub with or as with a file
In a clean manner
To initiate (a lawsuit):
To remove (recorded material) from a magnetic tape or other storage medium:
To prepare (tanned hides) for use, as by soaking or coloring.
To release or untie (a fastening)
Obliterate is defined as to utterly and completely destroy or eliminate, or to have a great victory or great success over someone or something.
Expunge is defined as to erase or get rid of.
To remove (a file, for example) from a hard drive or other storage medium.
Cross is defined as to go from one side to another or to mark with intersecting lines.
To mark or perforate (a postage stamp or check, for example) to indicate that it may not be used again.
To impair; to damage; to mar; to soil.
A rough, sharp, or jagged protuberance, as:
An impediment or a delay:
A distinctive effect or deft touch, as in literary composition.
(Baseball) The catching of a ball in flight and holding it firmly
The definition of a dilemma is a situation where there is no clear easy choice or answer.
The definition of friction is conflict or unease created when two people of opposing views or ideals come together or the resistance that occurs when surfaces rub together.
A method or process of dealing with a problem:
Blessing is defined as God's favor, or a person's sanction or support, or something you ask God for, or something for which you are grateful.
(Law) To postpone or adjourn to a later date
A suggestion, hint, or tinge:
(--- Law) Something that obstructs the making of a legal contract.
Find another word for rubs. In this page you can discover 73 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for rubs, like: itches, scratches, chafes, frets, frays, wipes, wears, vexes, swabs, smooths and smears.