Meaning of “wash out (something)” in the English Dictionary

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"wash out (something)" in American English

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wash out (something)

phrasal verb with wash us /wɑʃ, wɔʃ/ verb [ I/T ]

(BE REMOVED)

to remove something by washing, or to disappear after washing:

I hope this stain will wash out.

wash out something

phrasal verb with wash us /wɑʃ, wɔʃ/ verb [ I/T ]

(BE DESTROYED)

(esp. of bad or violent weather) to cause something to fail, stop, or be destroyed:

Rain washed tonight’s game out.
The storm washed out roads and bridges.

(Definition of “wash out (something)” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)