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2 Translation results for rub in Spanish

verb | noun

rub verb

unfavorite favorite play sound
rubbed, has rubbed, is rubbing, rubs
frotar, restregar; friccionar, masajear; rozar; pulir; fregar

Example sentences of
rub verb

  • Could you rub my shoulders?
  • He blinked and rubbed his eyes.
  • The cat rubbed itself against my leg.
  • The cat rubbed against my leg.
  • Don't rub too hard or you'll tear the paper.
  • He rubbed his hands with glee.
  • There was a squeak when the boards rubbed together.
  • The back of my shoe is rubbing against my heel and giving me a blister.
  • There are marks where the chair has rubbed against the wall.
  • There are marks where the chair has been rubbing the wall.

Synonyms of
rub verb

rub noun

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frotamiento, fricción; problema

Example sentences of
rub noun

  • She's an amazing cook, but she rarely has time to make meals. There's the rub.
  • He used his favorite rub on the steaks.
  • a dry rub for chicken

Synonyms of
rub noun

Related phrases for rub

Reverse translation for rub

frotar  - to rub, to strike (a match) 
restregar  - to rub, to scrub 
friccionar  - to rub, to massage 
masajear  - to massage 
rozar  - to chafe, to rub against, to border on, to touch on, to graze, to touch lightly 
pulir  - to polish, to shine, to refine, to perfect 
fregar  - to scrub, to scour, to wash, to wash the dishes, to clean, to scrub, to annoy, to be annoying 
fricción  - friction, rubbing, massage, discord, disagreement 
problema  - problem 
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