French translation of 'wipe'
(with sponge) coup m d’éponge
(with cloth) coup m de chiffon
to give sth a wipe passer un (bon) coup sur qch
2. (= cloth) lingette f
antiseptic wipe lingette antiseptique
baby wipe lingette bébé
facial wipes lingette démaquillante
[surface, table, floor, basin] essuyer
Ida wiped her hands on her apron. Ida s’essuya les mains sur son tablier.
to wipe one’s nose s’essuyer le nez
to wipe one’s feet s’essuyer les pieds
Wipe your feet! Essuie-toi les pieds !
2. [sweat, tears] essuyer
3. (= clear) [tape, disk, video] effacer
Phrasal verbswipe away, wipe off, wipe out, wipe up
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Example Sentences Including 'wipe'
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The idea that criminals generally avoid leaving their fingerprints behind by wiping them away or wearing gloves is a modern myth.FINGERPRINTS: Murder and the Race to Uncover the Science of Identity (2002)
Fill cracks and holes and wipe to remove dirt.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Many MPs comforted each other as they wiped away tears.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Often furniture and electrical goods just need a quick wipe down to bring them up to scratch.The Sun (2012)
The dance show wiped the floor with his annual singing contest last year.The Sun (2013)
Wipe any dirt from the mushrooms.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Wipe away any excess with a tissue to remove dirt, grime and bacteria, then allow to dry naturally.The Sun (2016)
Wipe the mushrooms clean and slice into four pieces.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
I watch the sun slowly wipe away the shadow of the mountain.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
My grandfather nodded and wiped his hand over his face.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
She has finished writing the lunch menu and is on the move, pausing to tell an errant waiter to wipe a counter.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Simply spray with the solution and wipe with the cloth.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
This is no time to learn how to wipe the floor with people.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
He carries around a special cloth for wiping the shine from his bald head.The Sun (2015)
He had earlier wiped away tears.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
He recommends antiseptic wipes on each desk and phones sterilised each night.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
He was wiping tears from his face and looked really shaken.The Sun (2009)
He wiped the insect away but when he woke up the next day he could not see out of the eye.The Sun (2015)
I used a hand wipe in a restaurant recently and got a rash.The Sun (2014)
Once it has cooled, which takes hours, the block can be wiped clean.The Sun (2016)
She'd need some industrial packs of make-up wipes to remove all the slap used in the video.The Sun (2011)
There is no shower but the crew clean themselves in a heat chamber like a sauna, and use tissues to wipe off the dirt.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Three generations of the same family were also wiped out.The Sun (2016)
Three has asked the credit agency to wipe your records clean.The Sun (2012)
Wipe clean surfaces are handy if you plan to explode.The Sun (2013)
Yesterday she wiped away a tear as she acknowledged that'this is not the outcome we wanted or we worked so hard for'.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
You don't owe a penny and your credit file will be wiped clean.The Sun (2017)
Your credit file has also been wiped clean.The Sun (2016)
Your credit file has been wiped clean, but there's no explanation of why this took so long.The Sun (2016)
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'wipe' in Other Languages
British English: wipe /waɪp/ VERB
If you wipe something, you rub its surface to remove dirt or liquid from it.
I'll just wipe the table.
- American English: wipe
- Arabic: يـَمْسَحُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: limpar com um pano
- Chinese: 擦
- Croatian: brisati
- Czech: otřít
- Danish: tørre
- Dutch: vegen
- European Spanish: limpiar paño
- Finnish: pyyhkiä
- French: essuyer
- German: wischen
- Greek: σφουγγίζω
- Italian: strofinare
- Japanese: 拭く
- Korean: 닦다
- Norwegian: tørke (av)
- Polish: wytrzeć
- European Portuguese: limpar com um pano
- Romanian: a șterge
- Russian: вытирать
- Spanish: limpiar
- Swedish: torka
- Thai: เช็ดออก
- Turkish: silmek temizlemek
- Ukrainian: витирати
- Vietnamese: lau chùi
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