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scrub

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of scrub

  1. a living thing much smaller than others of its kind that scrub of a mutt turned out to be the smartest dog we ever had Synonyms of scrub diminutive, midget, mite, peewee, pygmy (also pigmy), runt, dwarf, shrimp, Tom ThumbWords Related to scrub nubbin; mini, miniature; bantam; homunculus, hop-o'-my-thumb, manikin (also mannikin); half-pintNear Antonyms of scrub whale, whopperAntonyms of scrub behemoth, colossus, giant, jumbo, leviathan, mammoth, monster, titan


scrub

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of scrub

  1. to put an end to (something planned or previously agreed to) the outdoor art project was scrubbed when the organizers found out they needed permission from city hall Synonyms of scrub abandon, abort, call, call off, cry off, drop, recall, repeal, rescind, revoke, scrap, cancelWords Related to scrub abrogate, annul, invalidate, nullify, void, write off; recant, retract, take back, withdraw; countermand, reverse, roll back; break off, discontinue, end, halt, stop, terminate; hold back, interrupt, suspend; give up, relinquish, surrenderNear Antonyms of scrub engage, pledge, promise; begin, commence, initiate, start; take on, take up, undertakeAntonyms of scrub continue, keep



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