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Verb: massage  mu'saazh or mu'saaj [N. Amer], ma-saazh or ma-saaj [Brit]
  1. Manually manipulate (someone's body), usually for medicinal or relaxation purposes
    "She massaged her child with a sponge";
    - rub down, knead
     
  2. Give a massage to
    "She massaged his sore back"
Noun: massage  mu'saazh or mu'saaj [N. Amer], ma-saazh or ma-saaj [Brit]
  1. Kneading and rubbing parts of the body to increase circulation and promote relaxation

Derived forms: massaged, massaging, massages

Type of: care for, intervention, manipulate, treat, treatment

Encyclopedia: Massage