HyperDic: wash_away

English > 2 senses of the expression wash away:
VERBchangewash awayeliminate
changewash away, wash, wash out, wash offremove by the application of water or other liquid / liquid and soap or some other cleaning agent
English > wash away: 2 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningEliminate.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"wash away all the differences"
Broaderremove, take awayGet rid of something abstract
Spanisheliminar, quitar
English > wash away: 2 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningRemove by the application of water or other liquid / liquid and soap or some other cleaning agent.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example "Can you wash away the spots on the windows?"
Synonymswash, wash out, wash off
Broaderremove, take, take away, withdrawRemove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
Similar towash, rinseclean with some chemical process
wash outwash free from unwanted substances, such as dirt
Spanishlavar
Catalanrentar

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