Synonyms and Antonyms of rub out
- Aerial bombs rubbed out the oil refinery.
beat, best, clobber, conquer, crush, defeat, drub, lick, master, overbear, overcome, overmatch, prevail (over), rout, scotch, skunk, subdue, surmount, thrash, trim, triumph (over), trounce, wallop, whip, win (against)
- an elaborate setup to rub out rival mobsters
do away with
- a promise to rub out government waste
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