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English words starting with ru

Rua

ˈruːə

Meanings of Rua:

noun

(in maori culture) a pit used for storage, typically of root vegetables and fruit.

Usage examples:

They showed me the rua where fruit had been arrayed for storage

Meanings of Ruach:

noun

The spirit of god; the spirit of the living being, life force. now also in weakened sense: vitality, liveliness.

Meanings of Ruana:

noun

A south american cape or poncho, worn especially in colombia and peru.

Rub in

rʌb

Meanings of Rub in:

phrasal verb

To talk to someone about something that you know they want to forget because they feel bad about it

Usage examples:

Ok, i made a mistake - you don't have to rub it in.

Meanings of Rub it in:

phrase

Emphatically draw someone's attention to an embarrassing or painful fact or mistake.

Usage examples:

They don't just beat you, they rub it in
phrasal verb

To talk to someone about something that you know they want to forget because they feel bad about it

Usage examples:

Ok, i made a mistake - you don't have to rub it in.

Meanings of Rub it in:

phrase

Emphatically draw someone's attention to an embarrassing or painful fact or mistake.

Usage examples:

They don't just beat you, they rub it in

Meanings of Rub off:

idiom

Wear away

phrasal verb

Be transferred by contact or association.

Usage examples:

When parents are having a hard time, their tension can easily rub off on the kids

Meanings of Rub off on:

phrasal verb

To become part of someone because that person has been in a place where it was present

Usage examples:

I like to think that our love of reading will rub off on our children.

Rub out

ɪˈreɪz

Meanings of Rub out:

idiom

Remove by or as if by rubbing or erasing

phrasal verb

Erase pencil marks with a rubber.

Usage examples:

He rubbed out a couple of lines and carried on drawing
verb

To destroy or remove something completely

Usage examples:

A subdirectory filled with precious data can be erased if you are not careful., i kept changing my …

Meanings of Rub up the wrong way:

idiom

To annoy someone without intending to

Usage examples:

As soon as they met they started to rub each other up the wrong way.

Meanings of Rub-down:

idiom

Manually manipulate (someone's body), usually for medicinal or relaxation purposes

phrasal verb

Dry, smooth, or clean something by rubbing.

Usage examples:

Bare wood should be rubbed down with abrasive paper

Meanings of Rub-elbows:

idiom

To meet or spend time with someone socially, esp. someone important or famous

Usage examples:

He loved his job because he got to rub shoulders with high-powered hollywood stars.

Meanings of Rub-salt-in-the-wound:

idiom

To make a difficult situation even worse for someone

Usage examples:

Losing was bad enough. watching them receiving the trophy just rubbed salt into the wound.

Meanings of Rub-up:

idiom

To annoy someone without intending to

Usage examples:

As soon as they met they started to rub each other up the wrong way.

Meanings of Rub+someone+up+the+wrong+way:

idiom

To annoy someone without intending to

Usage examples:

As soon as they met they started to rub each other up the wrong way.

Meanings of Rubaboo:

noun

A kind of soup or broth made from pemmican.

Meanings of Rubatos:

noun

The temporary disregarding of strict tempo to allow an expressive quickening or slackening, usually without altering the overall pace.

Usage examples:

There had been some flaccid rubatos in the preceding allegro assai and there were some underplayed …
adjective

Performed with rubato.

Usage examples:

A rubato phrase

Meanings of Rubbed:

verb

Apply firm pressure to the surface of (something), using a repeated back and forth motion.

Usage examples:

She rubbed her arm, where she had a large bruise
noun

An act of rubbing.

Usage examples:

She pulled out a towel and gave her head a quick rub
abbreviation

Russian rouble(s).

Past simple and past participle of rub

Meanings of Rubbee:

noun

A person who is rubbed. usually contrasted with rubber and used somewhat self-consciously.

Rubber

ˈrʌb.ər

Meanings of Rubber:

noun

A tough elastic polymeric substance made from the latex of a tropical plant or synthetically.

Usage examples:

Heat and sunlight may cause rubber to deteriorate

Rubberiness

ˈrʌb(ə)rɪnɪs

Meanings of Rubberiness:

noun

The state of being rubbery or like tough elastic in texture.

Usage examples:

Undercooked chicken has an unpleasant rubberiness

Rubberise

ˈrʌbərʌɪz

Meanings of Rubberise:

verb

Treat or coat (something) with rubber.

Usage examples:

They applied for a grant to rubberize the playground surface

Rubberised

ˈrʌbərʌɪzd

Meanings of Rubberised:

verb

Treat or coat (something) with rubber.

Usage examples:

They applied for a grant to rubberize the playground surface
adjective

Treated or coated with rubber.

Usage examples:

A rubberized torch

Rubberize

ˈrʌbərʌɪz

Meanings of Rubberize:

verb

Treat or coat (something) with rubber.

Usage examples:

They applied for a grant to rubberize the playground surface

Meanings of Rubberized:

adjective

Treated or coated with rubber.

Usage examples:

A rubberized torch
verb

Treat or coat (something) with rubber.

Usage examples:

They applied for a grant to rubberize the playground surface

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