Meaning of “awash” in the English Dictionary


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us /əˈwɑʃ, əˈwɔʃ/

covered with a liquid, usually water:

They believe that the red planet was not only awash in water at one time, but also may have supported life.

If someone or some place is awash in something that is not a liquid, there is a large amount of it:

The reason why I say that is because the country is awash in money.

(Definition of “awash” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)