HyperDic: lubricate

English > 3 senses of the word lubricate:
VERBstativelubricatehave lubricating properties
contactlubricate, lubeapply a lubricant to
changelubricatemake slippery or smooth through the application of a lubricant
lubricate > pronunciation
Soundsluw'brihkey.t
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > lubricate: 3 senses > verb 1, stative
MeaningHave lubricating properties.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"the liquid in this can lubricates well"
BroaderbeHave the quality of being
Spanishlubricar
Nounslubricant, lubricatora substance capable of reducing friction by making surfaces smooth or slippery
lubricationthe condition of having been made smooth or slippery by the application of a lubricant
English > lubricate: 3 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningapply a lubricant to.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something with something
Example"lubricate my car"
Synonymlube
Broaderfill, fill up, make fullmake full, also in a metaphorical sense
Spanishlubricar
Catalangreixar, lubricar, lubrificar, tirar-hi oli
Nounslubricanta substance capable of reducing friction by making surfaces smooth or slippery
lubricationan application of a lubricant to something
lubricationthe condition of having been made smooth or slippery by the application of a lubricant
English > lubricate: 3 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningmake slippery or smooth through the application of a lubricant.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"lubricate the key"
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Spanishengrasar, lubricar, lubrificar
Catalanlubricar, lubrificar
Nounslubricanta substance capable of reducing friction by making surfaces smooth or slippery
lubricationan application of a lubricant to something
lubricationthe condition of having been made smooth or slippery by the application of a lubricant

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