Synonyms of 'mop something up'
▷ See mop
1 clean up
A waiter mopped up the mess as best he could.
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If you mop a surface such as a floor, you clean it with a mop.
There was a woman mopping the stairs.
If you sponge something, you clean it by wiping it with a wet sponge.
Gently sponge your face and body.
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