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From French massage, from masser (to mass(age)) + -age.

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Massage

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Massages

Massage (plural Massages)
  1. The action of rubbing, kneading or hitting someone's body, to help the person relax, prepare for muscular action (as in contact sports) or to relieve aches.
    Having a massage can have many beneficial effects.

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Infinitive
to Massage

Third person singular
Massages

Simple past
massaged

Past participle
massaged

Present participle
massaging

to Massage (third-person singular simple present Massages, present participle massaging, simple past and past participle massaged)
  1. (transitive) To rub and knead (someone's body or a part of a body), to perform a massage on (somebody).
  2. (transitive) To manipulate (data or a document) to make it more presentable or more convenient to work with.
    • 2008, Patrick Wintour & Steven Morris, The Guardian, May 22 2008, p. 3:
      The Conservatives have massaged expectations down by saying they would be delighted with a majority of 1,000 [...]
  3. (transitive) To falsify (data or accounts).

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From French see below

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Massage (plural massages, diminutive massagetje, diminutive plural massagetjes)

  1. A physical massage

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masser +‎ -age

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  • IPA: /masaʒ/

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Massage m. (plural Massages)

  1. A physical massage

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