Wash Meaning and Definition


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Wash meaning

Word: Wash

How to pronounce: wɒʃ

Verb

Definitions:

1. Clean with water and, typically, soap or detergent.

Example sentences: "I stripped and washed myself all over"

2. (of flowing water) carry (someone or something) in a particular direction.

Example sentences: "Floods washed away the bridges"

3. Brush with a thin coat of diluted paint or ink.

Example sentences: "The walls were washed with shades of umber"

4. Seem convincing or genuine.

Noun

Definitions:

1. An act of washing something or an instance of being washed.

Example sentences: "Her hair needs a wash"

2. The disturbed water or air behind a moving boat or aircraft or the sound made by this.

Example sentences: "The wash of a motorboat"

3. A medicinal or cleansing solution.

Example sentences: "Mouth wash"

4. A layer of paint or metal spread thinly on a surface.

Example sentences: "The walls were covered with a pale lemon wash"

5. Silt or gravel carried by a stream or river and deposited as sediment.

6. Kitchen slops and other food waste fed to pigs.

7. Malt fermenting in preparation for distillation.

8. A situation or result that is of no benefit to either of two opposing sides.


Synonyms:

bathe

splash

lap

rinse

wash up

flush out

wear away

launder

wear down

douse

lave

drench

scrub

mop

flushing

backwash

backwashing

sluice

flush

rinsing

shampoo

laundry

lavation

lavage

washout

sink

car wash

washbasin

soak

wash away

flush away

wipe

wipe out

sweep away

sweep

pass

irrigate

placer mining

water

dampen

drown

swamp


Derivations:

washing

washer

washroom

washboard

washed

washable


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Wash in Other Languages...

Spanish: Lavar

German: Waschen

French: Laver

Italian: Lavare

Turkish: Yıkanmak


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