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English definition of “wash sth down”

wash sth down

(EAT) informal phrasal verb with wash     /wɒʃ/ US  /wɑːʃ/ verb
to eat food or swallow medicine with a drink that helps or improves it: Supper was fresh salmon and vegetables , washed down with a bottle of white wine .EatingBiting, chewing and swallowingDrinking
(Definition of wash sth down (EAT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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