Pronunciation of Rub  


English Meaning

To subject (a body) to the action of something moving over its surface with pressure and friction, especially to the action of something moving back and forth; as, to rub the flesh with the hand; to rub wood with sandpaper.

  1. To apply pressure and friction to (a surface).
  2. To clean, polish, or manipulate by the application of pressure and friction.
  3. To apply to a surface firmly and with friction: rub lotion on the hands; rub dye into the fabric.
  4. To move (an object or objects) firmly along a surface, especially repeatedly: rub an eraser over the blackboard; rubbed my fingers over the sore spot.
  5. To cause to become worn, chafed, or irritated.
  6. To remove, erase, or expunge: rub away a stain; rubbed the sleep from my eyes.
  7. To exert pressure or friction on something.
  8. To wear or chafe with friction: My shoes were beginning to rub.
  9. To cause irritation or annoyance.
  10. To move along in contact with a surface; graze or scrape.
  11. To be transferred or removed by contact or proximity: newsprint that rubbed off on my fingers; wished some of her luck would rub off on me.
  12. The act of rubbing.
  13. The application of friction and pressure: a back rub.
  14. A substance or preparation applied by rubbing, especially:
  15. A liniment or balm.
  16. A seasoning made of ground spices and herbs, applied to the surface of meat, fish, or vegetables before cooking.
  17. An unevenness on a surface.
  18. An act or remark that annoys or hurts another.
  19. A difficulty or obstacle: "The rub for extraterrestrial life on Europa is that the moon's surface is an icy wasteland” ( William J. Broad).
  20. rub down To perform a brisk rubbing of the body, as in massage.
  21. rub in To harp on (an unpleasant matter).
  22. rub out To obliterate by or as if by rubbing.
  23. rub out Slang To kill; murder.
  24. elbows To mix or socialize closely: diplomats rubbing elbows with heads of state.
  25. rub (one's) hands To experience or display pleased anticipation, self-satisfaction, or glee.
  26. rub (someone's) nose in Slang To bring repeatedly and forcefully to another's attention.
  27. rub (someone) the wrong way To annoy; irritate: "One can see . . . how [his] expression of his ideals and intentions must have rubbed many people the wrong way” ( Christopher Lehmann-Haupt).
  28. rub up on To refresh one's knowledge of: I have to rub up on my French.

Malayalam Meaning

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× ഉരസല്‍ - Urasal‍
× തേച്ചുമായ്‌ക്കുക - Thechumaaykkuka | Thechumaykkuka
× തലോടുക - Thaloduka
× ഉരസുക - Urasuka
× ഉരയുക - Urayuka
× വിഷമം - Vishamam
× തടവല്‍ - Thadaval‍
× ഉഴിയുക - Uzhiyuka
× തടവുക - Thadavuka
× തടസ്സം - Thadassam
× പൂശുക - Pooshuka
× ഘര്‍ഷണം - Ghar‍shanam
× കൂട്ടിത്തിരുമ്മുക - Koottiththirummuka | Koottithirummuka


The Usage is actually taken from the Verse(s) of English+Malayalam Holy Bible.


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