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1. daub

verb. ['ˈdɔb'] cover (a surface) by smearing (a substance) over it.

Synonyms

  • cover
  • smear

Antonyms

  • descend
  • disappear
  • overhead

Etymology

  • dauber (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Daub

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  • glaub
  • taube
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  • raub
  • laube
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  • knaub
  • haub
  • gaub
  • fob
  • aube

Example sentences of the word daub


1. Noun, singular or mass
Place a small daub on your finger and wipe the grease on both pieces.

2. Verb, base form
Spray the section with a liberal amount of water, and daub up the excess with a towel.

3. Verb, 3rd person singular present
Gently daub the fabric with a clean cotton rag or a sponge while the material remains wet.

2. daub

verb. ['ˈdɔb'] coat with plaster.

Synonyms

  • coat
  • mud
  • mortar
  • roughcast
  • parget
  • plaster
  • render-set

Antonyms

  • reduce
  • take away
  • defy
  • exempt

Etymology

  • dauber (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. daub

noun. ['ˈdɔb'] material used to daub walls.

Antonyms

  • inside

Etymology

  • dauber (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. daub

noun. ['ˈdɔb'] an unskillful painting.

Synonyms

  • picture

Antonyms

  • perfection
  • advantage

Etymology

  • dauber (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. daub

noun. ['ˈdɔb'] a blemish made by dirt.

Synonyms

  • smear
  • splotch
  • defect
  • slur
  • mar
  • blemish
  • smudge
  • blot
  • splodge
  • spot
  • inkblot
  • smirch
  • blotch
  • fingerprint

Antonyms

  • focus
  • stay
  • discolor
  • natural object

Etymology

  • dauber (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. daub

verb. ['ˈdɔb'] apply to a surface.

Synonyms

  • put on
  • plaster
  • apply

Antonyms

  • undergarment
  • undress
  • undeceive
  • slip off

Etymology

  • dauber (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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