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1. scrub

verb. ['ˈskrʌb'] clean with hard rubbing.

Synonyms

  • rub
  • scour

Antonyms

  • animal
  • kingdom Animalia
  • adult

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Words that Rhyme with Scrub

  • strubbe
  • strub
  • stubbe
  • stub
  • snub
  • shrub
  • grubb
  • grub
  • drub
  • clubb
  • club
  • tubb
  • tub
  • sub
  • pub
  • nub
  • jubb
  • hub
  • dub
  • cub
  • chubb
  • bubb
  • bub

Example sentences of the word scrub


1. Verb, base form
Ensure that you don't scrub too hard so as not to scratch the stoneware.

2. Noun, singular or mass
a nail scrub brush or toothbrush) to scrub the leather in a circular motion.

3. Verb, 3rd person singular present
Gently scrub the moldy area only with the nylon scrub brush after dipping it into the soapy water.

4. Adjective
Add some of the DIY sink cleaner to a scrub sponge.

5. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
After you scrub your entire dishwasher, you should run a clean cycle.

6. Verb, past tense
Dip an old toothbrush in the nail polish remover and gently scrub the area until the stain is gone.

Quotes containing the word scrub


1. Graffiti's always been a temporary art form. You make your mark and then they scrub it off.
- Banksy

2. Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in a while, or the light won't come in.
- Isaac Asimov

3. I let coffee drip into my mouth the same way I fall in love—slowly, as I wring out my shirt before going to scrub off the 32-ounce spill. I’m as romantic as a free-refill station that’s out of sugar, cream, and stirring sticks.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. scrub-bird

noun. small fast-running Australian bird resembling a wren and frequenting brush or scrub.

Synonyms

  • Atrichornis
  • passerine
  • scrub bird
  • passeriform bird
  • scrubbird

3. scrub

verb. ['ˈskrʌb'] wash thoroughly.

Synonyms

  • wash
  • scrub up

Antonyms

  • dry
  • dehumidify
  • uncover

4. scrub

adjective. ['ˈskrʌb'] (of domestic animals) not selectively bred.

Antonyms

  • adulterating

5. scrub

noun. ['ˈskrʌb'] the act of cleaning a surface by rubbing it with a brush and soap and water.

Synonyms

  • swabbing
  • cleaning
  • cleanup
  • mopping
  • scouring
  • scrubbing

Antonyms

  • nondevelopment
  • superior
  • soothe
  • issue

6. scrub

noun. ['ˈskrʌb'] dense vegetation consisting of stunted trees or bushes.

Synonyms

  • bush
  • flora
  • botany
  • chaparral

Antonyms

  • validate
  • unbalance
  • machine wash
  • dirty

7. scrub

verb. ['ˈskrʌb'] postpone indefinitely or annul something that was scheduled.

Synonyms

  • schedule
  • cancel
  • call off

Antonyms

  • scavenger
  • head
  • fertilized egg
  • animate being
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