verb (used with object), lubricated, lubricating.
to apply some oily or greasy substance to (a machine, parts of a mechanism, etc.) in order to diminish friction; oil or grease (something).
to make slippery or smooth; apply a lubricant to:
to lubricate one’s hands with a lotion.
to smooth over, as a difficulty or human relationship; ease:
to lubricate the friction between enemies.
Slang. to provide with intoxicating drinks.
Slang. to bribe.
verb (used without object), lubricated, lubricating.
to act as a lubricant.
to apply a lubricant to something.
Slang. to drink or become drunk.
(transitive) to cover or treat with an oily or greasy substance so as to lessen friction
(transitive) to make greasy, slippery, or smooth
(intransitive) to act as a lubricant
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