Posted 16 December 2013 - 08:37 AM
clean with water and, typically, soap or detergent.
"Auntie Lou had washed all their clothes"
synonyms: clean, cleanse, sponge, scrub, wipe, scour; More
clean, cleanse, sponge, scrub, mop, hose down, squeegee, sluice (down), swill (down), douse, swab (down), flush, disinfect
launder, clean, rinse (out);
shampoo, lather, clean
antonyms: dirty, soil
clean oneself with soap and water.
"he reached for the soap and began to wash"
synonyms: clean oneself, have a wash, wash oneself; More
(with reference to a stain or dirt) remove or be removed by cleaning with water and detergent.
"they have to keep washing the mould off the walls"
synonyms: remove by washing, sponge off, scrub off, wipe off, rinse off, remove, flush out/away, expunge, eradicate More
(of fabric, a garment, or dye) withstand cleaning to a specified degree without shrinking or fading.
"a linen-mix yarn which washes well"
do one's laundry.
"I need someone to cook and wash for me"
wet or moisten (something) thoroughly.
"you are beautiful with your face washed with rain"
(of flowing water) carry (someone or something) in a particular direction.
"floods washed away the bridges"
synonyms: sweep, carry, convey, transport, move, deliver, deposit, drive More