HyperDic: wipe

English > 2 senses of the word wipe:
VERBcontactwipe, pass overrub with a circular motion
NOUNactwipe, rubthe act of rubbing or wiping
wipe > pronunciation
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English > wipe: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of rubbing or wiping.
NarrowerscuffThe act of scuffing (scraping or dragging the feet)
Broadercontact, physical contactThe act of touching physically
Verbswiperub with a circular motion
English > wipe: 2 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningrub with a circular motion.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"wipe the blackboard"
Synonympass over
Narrowerspongewipe with a sponge, so as to clean or moisten
squeegeewipe with a squeegee
sweep, broomsweep with a broom or as if with a broom
towelwipe with a towel
whisk, whisk offbrush or wipe ... / wipe off lightly
BroaderrubMove over something with pressure
See alsowipe off, wipe awayremove by wiping
wipe offremove by or as if by rubbing or erasing
wipe outuse up (resources or materials)
Spanishenjugar, formatear, limpiar, quitar, secar
Catalanassecar, eixugar, netejar, treure
Nounswipethe act of rubbing or wiping
wipera mechanical device that cleans the windshield
wipercontact consisting of a conducting arm that rotates over a series of fixed contacts and comes to rest on an outlet
wipera worker who wipes

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