Übersetzung von “wash” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


verbwash /wɒʃ, wɔʃ/
transitive to clean with water and usually soap

a woman washing her hair/hands
une femme se lavant les cheveux/mains

Wash the white clothes in hot water.
Lavez les vêtements blancs dans l'eau chaude.

Make sure to wash yourself thoroughly.
Veillez à vous laver soigneusement.
transitive (of water) to push somewhere

The car was washed downstream when the river flooded.
La voiture a été entraînée en aval quand le fleuve a débordé.

wash away

verb phrasalwash away [ ˈwɒʃ əˈweɪ, ˈwɔʃ ]
(of flowing water) to destroy

The structure was washed away in the storm.
La structure a été emportée par la tempête.

wash off

verb phrasalwash off [ ˈwɒʃ ˈɔf, ˈɒf, ˈwɔʃ ]
to clean from the surface

Wash the mud off your shoes.
Lave tes chaussures pour faire partir la boue.

Wash your hands off.
Lave-toi les mains.

wash out

verb phrasalwash out [ ˈwɒʃ ˈaʊt, ˈwɔʃ ]
(of a stain or mark) to be cleaned from cloth
faire partir

The grease marks didn't wash out of the shirt.
Les taches de graisse ne sont pas parties de la chemise.
to remove from a container or cloth by washing
laver , enlever

Wash out the container with soap.
Lave le récipient avec du savon.

Wash as much of the dirt out as you can.
Enlève autant de saleté que tu peux.

wash up

verb phrasalwash up [ ˈwɒʃ ˈʌp, ˈwɔʃ ]
(of an object) to be pushed by water onto land

shells that wash up on the beach
les coquillages qui s'échouent sur la plage
to wash your hands and sometimes your face
faire un brin de toilette

The kids were washing up before dinner.
Les enfants faisaient un brin de toilette avant le dîner.
Brit to clean dishes by hand

I'll wash up. You dry.
Je lave. Tu essuies.


noun countablewash /wɒʃ, wɔʃ/
an act of washing
lavage masculine , lessive feminine

The dirt came out after two washes.
La saleté est partie après deux lessives/lavages.

Give your hands a wash.
Lave-toi les mains.
singular a number of pieces of clothing to be washed or being washed
lessive feminine

I think your jeans are in the wash.
Je pensais que ton jean était à la lessive.
do a wash
to wash a number of pieces of clothing
faire une lessive

I'm going to do a white/dark wash.
Je vais faire une lessive de blanc/foncé.

(Übersetzung von “wash” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


verb /woʃ/

to clean (a thing or person, especially oneself) with (soap and) water or other liquid

(se) laver
How often do you wash your hair?
You wash (the dishes) and I’ll dry
We can wash in the stream.

to be able to be washed without being damaged

supporter le lavage
This fabric doesn’t wash very well.

to flow (against, over etc)

clapoter (contre)
The waves washed (against) the ship.

to sweep (away etc) by means of water

The floods have washed away hundreds of houses.
washable adjective

able to be washed without being damaged

Is this dress washable?
washer noun

a person or thing (eg a machine) that washes

laveur/-euse; lave-vaisselle
They’ve just bought an automatic dish-washer.

a flat ring of rubber, metal etc to keep nuts or joints tight

The tap needs a new washer.
washing noun

(an) act of cleaning by water

I don’t mind doing the washing, but I hate ironing.

clothes washed or to be washed

I’ll hang the washing out to dry.
washed-out adjective

completely lacking in energy etc

I feel quite washed-out today.

(of garments etc) pale, having lost colour as a result of washing

She wore a pair of old, washed-out jeans.
washerwoman nouns ( washerman)

a person who is paid to wash clothes.

washcloth noun

(American) a piece of cloth for washing the face or body.

gant (de toilette)
washbasin noun

a basin in which to wash one’s face and hands

We are having a new washbasin installed in the bathroom.
washing-machine noun

an electric machine for washing clothes

machine à laver
She has an automatic washing-machine.
washing-powder noun

a powdered detergent used when washing clothes.

washing-up noun

dishes etc cleaned or to be cleaned after a meal etc

I’ll help you with the washing-up.
washout noun

(an idea, project, person etc which is) a complete failure

fiasco, nullité
She was a complete washout as a secretary.
washroom noun

a lavatory.

wash up

to wash dishes etc after a meal

laver (la vaisselle)
I’ll help you wash up
We’ve washed the plates up.

(American) to wash one’s hands and face.

(se) débarbouiller

to bring up on to the shore

rejeter (sur le rivage)
The ship was washed up on the rocks
A lot of rubbish has been washed up on the beach.



things to be washed or being washed

Your sweater is in the wash.

the flowing or lapping (of waves etc)

the wash of waves against the rocks.

a liquid with which something is washed

liquide (de nettoyage)

a thin coat (of water-colour paint etc), especially in a painting

The background of the picture was a pale blue wash.

the waves caused by a moving boat etc

The rowing-boat was tossing about in the wash from the ship’s propellers.

(Übersetzung von “wash” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)