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rub

Definitions by Oxford


[rʌb], (Verb)

Definitions:
- apply firm pressure to the surface of (something), using a repeated back and forth motion
(e.g: she rubbed her arm, where she had a large bruise)

- (with reference to two things) move or cause to move to and fro against each other with a certain amount of friction
(e.g: many insects make noises by rubbing parts of their bodies together)


Phrases:
- not have two — to rub together
- rub it in
- rub noses
- rub one's hands
- rub shoulders
- rub someone up the wrong way
- the rub of the green

Origin:
Middle English (as a verb): perhaps from Low German rubben, of unknown ultimate origin. The noun dates from the late 16th century


[rʌb], (Noun)

Definitions:
- an act of rubbing
(e.g: she pulled out a towel and gave her head a quick rub)

- the central problem or difficulty in a situation
(e.g: that was the rub—she had not cared enough)

- (in bowling) an uneven patch of ground that impedes or diverts a bowl.


Phrases:
- not have two — to rub together
- rub it in
- rub noses
- rub one's hands
- rub shoulders
- rub someone up the wrong way
- the rub of the green

Origin:


[], (Residual)

Definitions:
- Russian rouble(s).


Phrases:

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