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English definition of “wash”

wash

verb     /wɒʃ/
CLEAN SOMETHING [T] A1 to make something clean using water , or water and soap : Dad was washing the dishes .Cleaning generallyPersonal hygiene and appearance - general words
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 .Personal hygiene and appearance - general wordsCleaning generally
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 .Movement of liquids
wash against/on, etc If water washes somewhere , it flows there: Waves washed against the base of the cliff .Movement of liquids
(Definition of wash verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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