rub up

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rub up (plural rub ups)

  1. Alternative form of rub-up


rub up (third-person singular simple present rubs up, present participle rubbing up, simple past and past participle rubbed up)

  1. (transitive) To polish
  2. (transitive) To massage, give a massage to
  3. (intransitive) To revive knowledge, to review or revise
  4. (transitive) To excite; to awaken; to rouse to action
    to rub up the memory

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