Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb scrub

3 senses of scrub

Sense 1
scrub, scour -- (clean with hard rubbing; "She scrubbed his back")
       => rub -- (move over something with pressure; "rub my hands"; "rub oil into her skin")

Sense 2
scrub, scrub up -- (wash thoroughly; "surgeons must scrub prior to an operation")
       => wash, lave -- (cleanse (one's body) with soap and water)

Sense 3
cancel, call off, scratch, scrub -- (postpone indefinitely or annul something that was scheduled; "Call off the engagement"; "cancel the dinner party"; "we had to scrub our vacation plans"; "scratch that meeting--the chair is ill")

Antonyms of adj scrubbed

1 sense of scrubbed

Sense 1
scrubbed -- (made clean by scrubbing; "fresh-scrubbed floors"; "boys with scrubbed necks and faces")

INDIRECT (VIA clean) -> dirty, soiled, unclean -- (soiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime; "dirty unswept sidewalks"; "a child in dirty overalls"; "dirty slums"; "piles of dirty dishes"; "put his dirty feet on the clean sheet"; "wore an unclean shirt"; "mining is a dirty job"; "Cinderella did the dirty work while her sisters preened themselves")

Similarity of adj scrubbed

1 sense of scrubbed

Sense 1
scrubbed -- (made clean by scrubbing; "fresh-scrubbed floors"; "boys with scrubbed necks and faces")
       => clean (vs. dirty) -- (free from dirt or impurities; or having clean habits; "children with clean shining faces"; "clean white shirts"; "clean dishes"; "a spotlessly clean house"; "cats are clean animals")

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