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  Definition of Rub down
  1. manually manipulate (someone''s body), usually for medicinal or relaxation purposes; "She rubbed down her child with a sponge"
  2. wear away
Similar Words: massage, knead, abrade, corrade, abrase, rub off

 

Hyponyms: chafe, excoriate, rasp

 

Entailments: rub

 

Derivational Morphology: rubdown, massage, massager, abrasion, attrition, corrasion, detrition, scratch, scrape, excoriation, grinding, abrasive, abradant, abrasive material, abrader

 

Anagrams: rubdown

 

 
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