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rubout

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

the intentional and unlawful taking of another person's life
  • the mafia boss ordered a rubout as casually as you might order a pizza

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rub out

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of rub out (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to bring to a complete end the physical soundness, existence, or usefulness of
  • aerial bombs rubbed out the oil refinery

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2 to put to death deliberately
  • an elaborate setup to rub out rival mobsters

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The first known use of rubout was in the 15th century

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“Rubout.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/rubout. Accessed 4 Oct. 2022.

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