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verb (used with object), lubed, lub·ing.
  1. to lubricate: to lube a bicycle chain.

Origin of lube

by shortening Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for lube

grease, coat, lube, oil, anoint, smear, make, lard, smooth, slick, wax, cream, pomade, tallow

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Word Origin and History for lube

1934, colloquial shortening of lubrication. As a verb (short for lubricate) recorded from 1961.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper