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Massage vs. Rubdown

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Massagenoun

The action of rubbing, kneading or hitting someone's body, to help the person relax, prepare for muscular action (as in contact sports) or to relieve aches.

‘Having a massage can have many beneficial effects.’;

Rubdownnoun

A quick, energetic massage.

Massageverb

(transitive) To rub and knead (someone's body or a part of a body), to perform a massage on (somebody).

Rubdownnoun

the act of rubbing down, usually for relaxation or medicinal purposes

Massageverb

(transitive) To manipulate (data, a document etc.) to make it more presentable or more convenient to work with.

Massageverb

(transitive) To falsify (data or accounts).

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Massagenoun

A rubbing or kneading of the body, especially when performed as a hygienic or remedial measure.

Massageverb

To treat by means of massage; to rub or knead; as, to massage a patient with ointment.

Massagenoun

kneading and rubbing parts of the body to increase circulation and promote relaxation

Massageverb

manually manipulate (someone's body), usually for medicinal or relaxation purposes;

‘She rubbed down her child with a sponge’;

Massageverb

give a massage to;

‘She massaged his sore back’;

Massagenoun

the rubbing and kneading of muscles and joints of the body with the hands, especially to relieve tension or pain

‘massage can ease tiredness’; ‘a massage will help loosen you up’;

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Massageverb

rub and knead (a person or part of the body) with the hands

‘she massaged his tired muscles’;

Massageverb

rub a substance into (the skin or hair)

‘gently massage the cream on to your face’;

Massageverb

manipulate (facts or figures) to give a more acceptable result

‘the accounts had been massaged to suit the government’;

Massage

Massage is the manipulation of the body's soft tissues. Massage techniques are commonly applied with hands, fingers, elbows, knees, forearms, feet, or a device.

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