scrub out

Definition of scrub out

  1. 1 :  to remove (something) from an object by rubbing hard with a rough object or substance and often with soap scrub out a stain

  2. 2 :  to rub the inside of (something) hard with a rough object or substance and often with soap in order to clean it She scrubbed out the flower pots.

Word by Word Definitions

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  1. :  a stunted tree or shrub

    :  vegetation consisting chiefly of scrubs

    :  a tract covered with scrub

  1. :  to clean with hard rubbing :  scour

    :  to remove by scrubbing

    :  to subject to friction :  rub

  1. :  an act or instance of scrubbing

    :  cancellation

    :  one that scrubs

  1. :  in a direction away from the inside or center

    :  outside

    :  from among others

  1. :  eject, oust

    :  to identify publicly as being such secretly

    :  to identify as being a closet homosexual

  1. : used as a function word to indicate an outward movement

  1. :  situated outside :  external

    :  out-of-bounds

    :  situated at a distance :  outlying

  1. :  outside

    :  one who is out of office or power or on the outside

    :  an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball


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