Thesaurus > Related Words: scrub

  Words related to scrub

Related / Similar Words: scrubbing, scouring, chaparral, bush, scrub up, scour

 

Definition:
  • the act of cleaning a surface by rubbing it with a brush and soap and water;
  • dense vegetation consisting of stunted trees or bushes;
  • wash thoroughly; "surgeons must scrub prior to an operation";
  • clean with hard rubbing; "She scrubbed his back";
  • (of domestic animals) not selectively bred;

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    Hyponyms: swabbing, mopping, holystone

     

    Derivational Morphology: scour, scrub up, scrubbing, scouring, scourer, scrubber, scrub brush, scrubbing brush

     

     
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