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English definition of “wipe”

wipe

verb [T]     /waɪp/
B2 to slide something, especially a piece of cloth, over the surface of something else, in order to remove dirt, food, or liquid: Have you got a cloth that I can wipe the floor with? I'll just get a sponge and wipe the crumbs off the table. Don't wipe your nose on your sleeve! Someone has wiped their dirty hands on my nice clean towel!Cleaning generallyPersonal hygiene and appearance - general words
(Definition of wipe verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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