Meaning of “wash” - Learner’s Dictionary

wash

verb uk us /wɒʃ/
CLEAN SOMETHING [ T ]

A1 to make something clean using water, or water and soap:

Dad was washing the dishes.
CLEAN YOURSELF [ I, T ]

A1 to clean part of your body with water and soap:

Have you washed your hands?
I got washed and dressed.
be washed away/out/up, etc

If something is washed away/out, etc, it is moved there by water:

A lot of the waste is washed out to sea.
wash against/on, etc

If water washes somewhere, it flows there:

Waves washed against the base of the cliff.

(Definition of “wash verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)