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English verb: lubricate

1. lubricate (stative) have lubricating properties


SamplesThe liquid in this can lubricates well.


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)be

2. lubricate (contact) apply a lubricant to


SamplesLubricate my car.


Synonymslube


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something with something


Broader (hypernym)fill, fill up, make full

3. lubricate (change) make slippery or smooth through the application of a lubricant


SamplesLubricate the key.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify









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