Translation of "rub" - English-Turkish dictionary


verb uk /rʌb/ us present participle rubbing, past tense and past participle rubbed

B2 to press your hand or a cloth on a surface and move it backwards and forwards

ovmak, ovalamak, ovuşturmak
She rubbed her hands together to warm them.
Rub the stain with a damp cloth.
rub sth into/on, etc

B2 to move a substance backwards and forwards over a surface so that it covers it and goes into it

sürmek, yaymak
I rubbed some suntan oil on her back.
Rub the butter into the flour.
TOUCH [ I, T ]

to touch and move against something, often causing pain or damage

sürmek, sürtmek
My new boots are rubbing against my toes.

(Translation of “rub verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)