1. [ verb ] rub hard or scrub
Synonyms: scour

"scour the counter tops"

Related terms: rub abrader
2. [ verb ] wear away
Synonyms: abrase rub_down rub_off corrade
Related terms: wear_away chafe rasp rubdown grinding abrasion abrasive abrader
3. [ verb ] strike against an object
Synonyms: scrape skin stub

"She stubbed her one's toe in the dark and now it's broken"

Related terms: injure
Similar spelling:   abrader