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Spanish translation of “wipe”

wipe

verb /waip/
to clean or dry by rubbing with a cloth, paper etc
limpiar
Would you wipe the table for me?
to remove by rubbing with a cloth, paper etc
limpiar, enjugar
The child wiped her tears away with her handkerchief The teacher wiped the writing off (the whiteboard) Please wipe up that spilt milk.
wiper noun (also windscreen wiper) a moving arm for clearing rain etc from a vehicle’s windscreen.
limpiaparabrisas
wipe out phrasal verb to clean the inside of (a bowl etc ) with a cloth etc.
limpiar el interior
to remove; to get rid of
borrar, anular
She tried to wipe out the memory of these terrible events.
to destroy completely
aniquilar, exterminar
They wiped out the whole regiment in one battle.
(Definition of wipe from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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