Synonyms
Antonyms

1. far-off

adjective. very far away in space or time.

Synonyms

  • far

Antonyms

  • close
  • short

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Words that Rhyme with Rub Off

  • christophe
  • mcgoff
  • jerk-off
  • bake-off
  • trough
  • stoff
  • stauff
  • skoff
  • shroff
  • scoff
  • schroff
  • prof.
  • groff
  • croff
  • shoff
  • schoff
  • roff
  • poff
  • lauf
  • koff
  • knoff
  • knauff
  • knauf
  • hoff
  • hauff
  • hauf
  • gough
  • goff
  • doff
  • cough

Example sentences of the word rub-off


1. Noun Phrase
Use a clean cloth and gently rub off the polish in the same circle motion used during the application.

2. Noun Phrase
Use another cloth to rub off any excess.

3. Noun Phrase
Don't scrub too hard, but you can rub off spots.

4. Noun Phrase
Use the cloth to rub off any excess water and let the rest of the moisture air dry.

2. rub

verb. ['ˈrʌb'] move over something with pressure.

Synonyms

  • smudge
  • worry
  • touch
  • gauge
  • pass
  • run
  • pass over
  • blur
  • smutch
  • guide
  • grate
  • scrape
  • smear
  • brush
  • rosin
  • scour
  • pumice
  • strain
  • abrade
  • sponge down
  • sponge off
  • scrub
  • wipe
  • puree

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • open
  • thicken
  • reassure

Etymology

  • rubben (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. off

adverb. ['ˈɔf'] from a particular thing or place or position (`forth' is obsolete).

Synonyms

  • forth

Antonyms

  • fuse
  • ionate

4. off

adverb. ['ˈɔf'] at a distance in space or time.

Antonyms

  • iodinate

5. off

adjective. ['ˈɔf'] not in operation or operational.

Antonyms

  • refrain

6. rub

verb. ['ˈrʌb'] cause friction.

Synonyms

  • fret
  • scratch
  • adjoin
  • contact
  • fray
  • meet
  • touch

Antonyms

  • diverge
  • miss
  • disengage
  • discolor

Etymology

  • rubben (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. off

adjective. ['ˈɔf'] below a satisfactory level.

Antonyms

  • dock

8. rub

noun. ['ˈrʌb'] an unforeseen obstacle.

Synonyms

  • obstruction
  • hang-up
  • hitch
  • obstacle

Antonyms

  • deposit
  • sheathe
  • disarrange
  • obviate

Etymology

  • rubben (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. rub

noun. ['ˈrʌb'] the act of rubbing or wiping.

Synonyms

  • scuff
  • wipe
  • physical contact

Antonyms

  • push
  • repel
  • abduct
  • glycerolize

Etymology

  • rubben (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. rub

verb. ['ˈrʌb'] scrape or rub as if to relieve itching.

Synonyms

  • irritate
  • itch

Antonyms

  • abstain
  • thinness
  • keep down

Etymology

  • rubben (Middle English (1100-1500))
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