Meaning of “rub sb out” in the English Dictionary

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"rub sb out" in British English

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rub sb out

US slang
phrasal verb with rub uk /rʌb/ us /rʌb/ verb [ I or T ] -bb-

to murder someone:

He was rubbed out by the Mafia.

(Definition of “rub sb out” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)