3 Letters
2 Consonants
1 Vowels
1 Syllables
Types Of Speech
You can use rub as a noun or as a verb in a sentence.
About Rub
A 1 syllables noun and 3 letters with the letters b, r, and u, 2 consonants, 1 vowels and 1 syllables with the middle letter u. Rub starts with and ends in a consonant with the starting letters r, ru, and the ending characters are b, ub, ..
The act of rubbing or wiping; "he gave the hood a quick rub"
Middle English
School Grade
Rub is set as a grade two word that starts with r, ends with b, 1 syllables, 1 vowels and 3 letters.
Is rub a scrabble word? A 5 point word in scrabble. Check the word games tab below for probability, odds and more.
Pig Latin
Rub in Pig Latin is said as "ubray or ubrway".
r | u | b
ru | ub
Word Gram
Noun Examples
the act of rubbing or wiping;
"he gave the hood a quick rub"
an unforeseen obstacle
Verb Examples
move over something with pressure;
"rub my hands";
"rub oil into her skin"
cause friction;
"my sweater scratches"
scrape or rub as if to relieve itching;
"Don't scratch your insect bites!"

Synonyms (Cognitive Synonyms) For "Rub"

There are 716 synonyms available. These are cognitive relationship words which is to say they have a similar meaning, mean the same thing, or have close definition and relationship to rub.

Ablateremove an organ or bodily structure
Abradestrike against an object
"She stubbed her one''s toe in the dark and now it''s broken"
Abrasewear away
Absorbcause to become one with
"The sales tax is absorbed into the state income tax"
Adhesive Plaster
Afflictcause bodily suffering to
Affraya noisy fight
Aggravatemake worse
"This drug aggravates the pain"
Agonisesuffer agony or anguish
Agonizesuffer agony or anguish

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There are 2 anagrams from rub.

Anagram Definition
Rubthe act of rubbing or wiping
"he gave the hood a quick rub"
Bursmall bit used in dentistry or surgery

View English words with the unique letters used in rub. Words With The Letters Bru


Rub derives from 4 words.

Word Definition
Itchan irritating cutaneous sensation that produces a desire to scratch
Rubthe act of rubbing or wiping
"he gave the hood a quick rub"
Scratchan indication of damage
Wipethe act of rubbing or wiping
"he gave the hood a quick rub"


Rub has 1 hypernyms.

Word Definition
Contactclose interaction
"they kept in daily contact"
"they claimed that they had been in contact with extraterrestrial beings"


There are 1 hyponyms for rub

Word Definition

Names With The Word "Rub"

67 names are spelled with rub.


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The word games Words With Friends, 4pics1Word, Word Chums, and Jumble which is by far one of the most successful of the word games. Jumble was created in 1954 - below, you will find the most unscrambled letters for each descramble word game that others have solved or decoded to make the word rub.

Is rub a scrabble word or can you use rub in Words With Friends? The probability of getting this word in scrabble is 1 out of every 3369 games and in Words With Friends it's 1 out of every 3794 games. This 3 letter 5 point scrabble word can be rearranged 6 ways. What other words can be made with the letters b, r, and u? There's 10 with 5 letters or less with the letters b, r, and u. Here is a list of 10 to try to get you more points.

WordScrabbleWords With FriendsWord Chums4Pics1WordJumble
Rub (3 letters) 5 7 rub
Barbu (5 letters) 9 +4 12 +5 barbu
Bur (3 letters) 5 7 rub
Burr (4 letters) 6 +1 8 +1 burr
Ruby (4 letters) 9 +4 10 +3 bury
Bura (4 letters) 6 +1 8 +1 bura
Aruba (5 letters) 7 +2 9 +2 aruba
Bury (4 letters) 9 +4 10 +3 bury
Burry (5 letters) 10 +5 11 +4 burry
Abura (5 letters) 7 +2 9 +2 aruba


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