Synonyms of massage in English:

massage


See definition of massage

noun

1

SYNONYMS
rub-down, rubbing, rub, kneading, palpation, manipulation, pummelling
technical shiatsu, reflexology, acupressure, hydromassage, Swedish massage, osteopathy, chiropractic treatment, effleurage, tapotement, Rolfing

verb

1‘he massaged her tired muscles’

SYNONYMS
rub, rub down, knead, palpate, manipulate, pummel, work
rare embrocate

2‘the statistics have been massaged’

SYNONYMS
alter, tamper with, manipulate, doctor, falsify, juggle, fiddle with, tinker with, distort, change, rig, interfere with, misrepresent
informal fix, cook, fiddle