Synonyms of oil
1 lubricantDictionary • Her car had run out of oil.
lubricant • industrial lubricants
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• The balm is very soothing.
creamA cream is a substance that you rub into your skin, for example to keep it soft or to heal or protect it.
• Gently apply the cream to the affected areas.
linimentLiniment is a liquid that you rub into your skin in order to reduce pain or stiffness.
Thesaurus for oil from the Collins English Thesaurus
any of a number of viscous liquids with a smooth sticky feel. They are usually flammable, insoluble in water, soluble in organic solvents, and are obtained from plants and animals, from mineral deposits, and by synthesis. They are used as lubricants,...