1. [ verb ] give a massage to

"She massaged his sore back"

Related terms: treat
2. [ verb ] manually manipulate (someone's body), usually for medicinal or relaxation purposes
Synonyms: knead rub_down

"She rubbed down her child with a sponge"

Related terms: manipulate massager rub
3. [ noun ] (medicine) kneading and rubbing parts of the body to increase circulation and promote relaxation
Related terms: treatment modality cardiac_massage Swedish_massage petrissage tapotement effleurage rubdown
Similar spelling:   Masek