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Verb
To massage or caress with one's hands
“The dog stood still and let her pat his head and rub down his back.”
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To make smooth, glossy or shiny by rubbing, cleaning, or grinding
“For bare wood, rub down the surface with glasspaper, then wipe clean with a damp cloth.”
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To remove moisture from, especially by wiping or rubbing with a fabric
“She helped him rub down the wet horses with blankets.”
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To brush or comb in order to make presentable
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To damage, erode, or destroy by friction or use
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Noun
The rubbing and kneading of muscles and joints of the body with the hands, especially to relieve tension or pain
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