Definition of 'massage'

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Example sentences containing 'massage'

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He offered to give her a massage to help ease back pain. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Give him some relaxing massages to help him feel less stressed and to reconnect physically. The Sun (2017)The plush hotel has no less than five swimming and reasonably priced beauty treatments, such as relaxing facials and massages. The Sun (2016)You might then progress to upper body massage. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The man initially knocked on her door telling her she had to have a free head massage. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The seats give you a massage as you drive. The Sun (2013)There is also something about massages being offered. Times, Sunday Times (2006)You could give him a relaxing massage in return. The Sun (2006)Or you can snore your way through a massage at the alfresco spa for an extra charge. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We got right on with the relaxation with a massage in the spa. The Sun (2011)She goes to see her mother and gives her a foot massage. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The oil will then be rubbed into your body using massage techniques. Sedgbeer, Sandra The A-Z of Beauty Treatment (1994)The hotel is basic but comfortable and there is a small spa for relaxing foot massages. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Apply the scrub in the usual way and gently massage the skin for three to four minutes. Guyton, Anita The Natural Beauty Book - cruelty-free cosmetics to make at home (1991) Foot massages are all very well but they take you only so far. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Keep up with the massages and persuade her gradually to allow you to massage other parts of her body. The Sun (2012)You also get a head massage. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We're told the redesign includes a massage room and flash coffee shops. The Sun (2009)We have an ice bath after the game and then the next day a good massage on any parts of the body that need it. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The main benefits of massage are relaxation and stress relief, though it also helps with circulation and lymph drainage. Wilkinson, Steve M.E. and You - a self-help plan (1988)

Synonyms of 'massage'

rub-down, rubbing, manipulation, kneading
rub down, rub, manipulate, knead

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Translations for 'massage'

British English: massage /ˈmæsɑːʒ; -sɑːdʒ/ NOUN
Massage is the action of squeezing and rubbing someone's body, as a way of making them relax or reducing their pain.
He asked me if I wanted a massage.
  • American English: massage
  • Arabic: تَدْلِيكُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: massagem
  • Chinese: 按摩
  • Croatian: masaža
  • Czech: masáž
  • Danish: massage
  • Dutch: massage
  • European Spanish: masaje
  • Finnish: hieronta
  • French: massage
  • German: Massage
  • Greek: μασάζ
  • Italian: massaggio
  • Japanese: マッサージ
  • Korean: 마사지
  • Norwegian: massasje
  • Polish: masaż
  • European Portuguese: massagem
  • Romanian: masaj
  • Russian: массаж
  • Spanish: masaje
  • Swedish: massage
  • Thai: การนวด
  • Turkish: masaj
  • Ukrainian: масаж
  • Vietnamese: sự xoa bóp
British English: massage VERB
If you massage someone or a part of their body, you squeeze and rub their body, in order to make them relax or reduce their pain.
She continued massaging her right foot, which was bruised and aching.


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