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Definition of 'wash'

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Example sentences containing 'wash'

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It just gets washed back up the beach. Times, Sunday Times (2017)One in three sharers said their biggest grievances were about paying for things such as bin bags and washing up liquid. Times, Sunday Times (2016)All the colour is washed out. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Huge waves wash over the deck. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They get washed out to sea as sewage before returning to our beaches as detritus, injuring and killing thousands of birds and animals. Times, Sunday Times (2016)One small dolphin that washed ashore on a beach near Newquay appeared to have had a large chunk taken out of it by a shark. Times, Sunday Times (2017)He said:'There is very little refuse collection and recycling in many areas and rubbish just ends up getting washed into the river. Times, Sunday Times (2017)I'd wash cutlery 15 times before using it. The Sun (2016)Not washing your hair this morning now seems like a really bad idea. The Sun (2015)We sleep on the streets and we wash in the sea. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He had been washing floors and dishes in this place for twelve hours a day all week. James Fergusson KANDAHAR COCKNEY: A Tale of Two Worlds (2004)Winter skin need not be pale and washed out. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We thought he had been washed off the boat. Times, Sunday Times (2006)One of his schools was seen on news footage being washed away by the tsunami. Times, Sunday Times (2011)We would make a blaze from all the driftwood that had washed ashore in the winter storms. The Sun (2012)This process is worsened by washing with soap. The Sun (2009)The glaring white light washed over him and past him. Tepper, Sheri S. A Plague of Angels (1993)The brown wash of colour is actually tea. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Your hair tells the world more than just the last time you washed it. The Sun (2011)Politics or the washing up usually works well. The Sun (2010)They will come from across the subcontinent in the belief that the river will wash away sins. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Trying to wash our clothes in the bath is a nightmare. The Sun (2014)Now we go back to washing dishes. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Ministers cannot cross their fingers while homes are destroyed and giant waves wash the ground from beneath major rail routes. The Sun (2014) Paint with egg wash and bake for 25 min or until puffy and golden. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It's a similar lesson when it comes to washing our faces. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Then rub in a little white vinegar and washing-up liquid and wash as normal. The Sun (2007)I that anyone too lazy to their pyjamas leave the house washed or teeth either. The Sun (2010)We say Easy to apply and wash off, and left the skin feeling smoother. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Oh, wash me, cleanse me from this guilt. Christianity Today (2000)At the edges, the description is minimal, consisting mostly of thin washes. Times, Sunday Times (2011)

Synonyms of 'wash'

bathe, bath, shower, take a bath or shower
be plausible, stand up, hold up, pass muster
laundering, cleaning, clean, cleansing
backwash, slipstream, path, trail

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Translations for 'wash'

British English: wash /wɒʃ/ VERB
If you wash something, you clean it using water and usually a substance such as soap or detergent.
He got a job washing dishes in a pizza parlour.
  • American English: wash
  • Arabic: يَغْسِلُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: lavar
  • Chinese: 洗涤
  • Croatian: prati
  • Czech: mýt
  • Danish: vaske
  • Dutch: wassen
  • European Spanish: lavar
  • Finnish: pestä
  • French: laver
  • German: waschen
  • Greek: πλένω
  • Italian: lavare
  • Japanese: 洗う
  • Korean: 씻다
  • Norwegian: vaske
  • Polish: umyć
  • European Portuguese: lavar
  • Romanian: a (se) spăla
  • Russian: мыть
  • Spanish: lavar
  • Swedish: tvätta
  • Thai: ล้าง
  • Turkish: yıkamak
  • Ukrainian: мити
  • Vietnamese: rửa

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