lubricate - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

Your browser doesn’t support HTML5 audio

/ˈluːbrɪkeɪt/
present tense
I/you/we/theylubricate
he/she/itlubricates
present participlelubricating
past tenselubricated
past participlelubricated
  1. 1
    to put oil on the parts of a machine that move to make them move more smoothly
  2. 2
    to make it easier for something to happen

derived word

lubrication

 

Your browser doesn’t support HTML5 audio

/ˌluːbrɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/
noun [uncountable]