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WASH OFF

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does wash off mean? 

WASH OFF (verb)
  The verb WASH OFF has 1 sense:

1. remove by the application of water or other liquid and soap or some other cleaning agent

  Familiarity information: WASH OFF used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


WASH OFF (verb)


Sense 1wash off [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Remove by the application of water or other liquid and soap or some other cleaning agent

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Synonyms:

wash off; wash away; wash out; wash

Context examples:

he washed the dirt from his coat / The nurse washed away the blood / Can you wash away the spots on the windows? / he managed to wash out the stains

Hypernyms (to "wash off" is one way to...):

remove; take; take away; withdraw (remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


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