Synonyms for massage

Synonyms for (noun) massage

Synonyms: massage

Definition: kneading and rubbing parts of the body to increase circulation and promote relaxation

Similar words: intervention, treatment

Definition: care provided to improve a situation (especially medical procedures or applications that are intended to relieve illness or injury)

Synonyms for (verb) massage

Synonyms: massage

Definition: give a massage to

Usage: She massaged his sore back

Similar words: treat, care for

Definition: provide treatment for

Usage: The doctor treated my broken leg; The nurses cared for the bomb victims; The patient must be treated right away or she will die; Treat the infection with antibiotics

Synonyms: massage, knead, rub down

Definition: manually manipulate (someone's body), usually for medicinal or relaxation purposes

Usage: She rubbed down her child with a sponge

Similar words: manipulate

Definition: hold something in one's hands and move it

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