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Princeton's WordNet

  1. erase, rub out, score out, efface, wipe offverb

    remove by or as if by rubbing or erasing

    "Please erase the formula on the blackboard--it is wrong!"

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  1. rub outverb

    To delete or erase or remove (something) by rubbing.

  2. rub outverb

    To get by; to live.

  3. rub outverb

    To kill.

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  1. rub out

    "Rub out" is a phrase that generally refers to the act of removing, erasing or deleting something. This could be literal, such as rubbing out pencil markings with an eraser, or it could be metaphorical, such as eliminating or getting rid of a problem or a person. The phrase can also mean to kill or murder someone in the context of underworld slang. The exact interpretation can vary depending on the context it is used in.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rub out in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rub out in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7


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