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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
scrub (noun)
1.
a) a stunted tree or shrub
b) vegetation consisting chiefly of - scrubs
c) a tract covered with scrub
2.
a domestic animal of mixed or unknown parentage and usually inferior conformation - mongrel
3.
a person of insignificant size or standing
4.
a player not belonging to the first string
scrub (verb)
transitive verb
1.
a) (1) to clean with hard rubbing - scour
(2) to remove by - scrubbing
b) to subject to friction - rub
2.
- wash
3.
intransitive verb
- cancel eliminate scrubbed the flight because of bad weather
1.
to use hard rubbing in cleaning
2.
to prepare for performing surgery by scrubbing oneself
scrub (noun)
1.
an act or instance of - scrubbing , especially - cancellation
2.
a) one that - scrubs
b) a powerful and especially cosmetic cleanser
3.
loose-fitting clothing worn by hospital staff - surgical scrubs
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
scrub (noun)
a living thing much smaller than others of its kind
SYNONIMS:
diminutive, midget, mite, peewee, pygmy ( pigmy), runt, scrub, shrimp, Tom Thumb
RELATED WORDS:
nubbin; mini, miniature; bantam; homunculus, hop-o'-my-thumb, manikin ( mannikin); half-pint
NEAR ANTONYMS:
whale, whopper
behemoth, colossus, giant, jumbo, leviathan, mammoth, monster, titan
scrub (verb)
to put an end to (something planned or previously agreed to)
SYNONIMS:
abandon, abort, call, call off, cry off, drop, recall, repeal, rescind, revoke, scrap, scrub
RELATED WORDS:
abrogate, annul, invalidate, nullify, void, write off; recant, retract, take back, withdraw; countermand, reverse, roll back; break off, discontinue, end, halt, stop, terminate; hold back, interrupt, suspend; give up, relinquish, surrender
NEAR ANTONYMS:
engage, pledge, promise; begin, commence, initiate, start; take on, take up, undertake
continue, keep
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