To cancel or abort some plan or activity. We had to scrub the new office in New York after the stock market took a dive. We may have to scrub the picnic this weekend if the weather is as bad as they're predicting it will be.
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tv. to cancel something. We had to scrub the whole plan because of the weather.
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