Definitions for lubricateˈlu brɪˌkeɪt

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  1. lubricate(verb)

    have lubricating properties

    "the liquid in this can lubricates well"

  2. lubricate, lube(verb)

    apply a lubricant to

    "lubricate my car"

  3. lubricate(verb)

    make slippery or smooth through the application of a lubricant

    "lubricate the key"

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  1. Lubricate(v. t.)

    Hence: To reduce social frictions or difficulties between people, thus making cooperation easier and joint action smoother.

  2. Origin: [L. lubricatus, p. p. of lubricare to lubricate. See Lubric.]

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  1. lubricate(Verb)

    To make slippery or smooth (normally to minimize friction) by applying a lubricant.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Lubricate(verb)

    to make smooth or slippery; as, mucilaginous and saponaceous remedies lubricate the parts to which they are applied

  2. Lubricate(verb)

    to apply a lubricant to, as oil or tallow

  3. Origin: [L. lubricatus, p. p. of lubricare to lubricate. See Lubric.]

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