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 Dictionary entry overview: What does do the dishes mean? 

  The verb DO THE DISHES has 1 sense:

1. wash dishes

  Familiarity information: DO THE DISHES used as a verb is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1do the dishes [BACK TO TOP]


Wash dishes

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging


do the dishes; wash up

Context example:

I cook and my husband washes up after dinner

Hypernyms (to "do the dishes" is one way to...):

clean; make clean (make clean by removing dirt, filth, or unwanted substances from)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s

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