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1. wash

verb. ['ˈwɑːʃ'] clean with some chemical process.

Synonyms

  • serve
  • wash away
  • rinse
  • elute
  • launder
  • wash out
  • process
  • wash off

Antonyms

  • continue
  • engage
  • hold
  • give

Etymology

  • washen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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2. wash

verb. ['ˈwɑːʃ'] cleanse (one's body) with soap and water.

Synonyms

  • gargle
  • rinse
  • clean
  • scrub
  • scrub up
  • sponge down
  • lave
  • shampoo
  • hush

Antonyms

  • irreversible process
  • reversible process
  • decrease
  • increase

Etymology

  • washen (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. wash

verb. ['ˈwɑːʃ'] cleanse with a cleaning agent, such as soap, and water.

Synonyms

  • launder
  • stone-wash
  • rinse
  • water-wash
  • cradle
  • pressure-wash
  • machine wash
  • clean
  • acid-wash
  • powerwash
  • wash out
  • hand-wash
  • stonewash
  • rinse off
  • suds
  • make clean
  • handwash

Antonyms

  • dirty
  • handwash
  • bridle
  • kern

Etymology

  • washen (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. wash

noun. ['ˈwɑːʃ'] a thin coat of water-base paint.

Synonyms

  • color wash
  • colour wash
  • water-base paint
  • whitewash
  • calcimine

Antonyms

  • armed
  • incomplete
  • difficult
  • let

Etymology

  • washen (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. wash

noun. ['ˈwɑːʃ'] the work of cleansing (usually with soap and water).

Synonyms

  • lavation
  • ablution
  • rinsing
  • soaking
  • rinse
  • washup
  • soak
  • dishwashing
  • washing-up
  • work
  • bathing
  • laundering
  • washing

Antonyms

  • death
  • infect
  • untidy
  • dirtiness

Etymology

  • washen (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. wash

noun. ['ˈwɑːʃ'] the dry bed of an intermittent stream (as at the bottom of a canyon).

Synonyms

  • streambed
  • creek bed

Antonyms

  • strengthen
  • undercharge
  • cool

Etymology

  • washen (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. wash

verb. ['ˈwɑːʃ'] move by or as if by water.

Synonyms

  • move

Antonyms

  • obviate
  • dishonor

Etymology

  • washen (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. dry

adjective. ['ˈdraɪ'] free from liquid or moisture; lacking natural or normal moisture or depleted of water; or no longer wet.

Synonyms

  • semiarid
  • thirsty
  • bone dry
  • bone-dry
  • wetness
  • shrivelled
  • adust
  • dried-out
  • dried-up
  • dry-shod
  • rainless
  • desiccated
  • semi-dry
  • waterless
  • dried
  • scorched
  • sere
  • withered
  • baked
  • air-dry
  • sear
  • air-dried
  • arid
  • parched
  • kiln-dried
  • shriveled

Antonyms

  • wet
  • dissimilate
  • increase
  • demilitarize

Etymology

  • drye (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • drygan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dryge (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. dry

verb. ['ˈdraɪ'] remove the moisture from and make dry.

Synonyms

  • dry up
  • drip-dry
  • alter
  • parch
  • rough-dry
  • desiccate
  • dry out
  • air
  • tumble dry
  • change
  • dehumidify
  • blow-dry
  • spin-dry
  • exsiccate
  • spray-dry
  • sear
  • modify

Antonyms

  • wet
  • decontaminate
  • clean
  • unstring

Etymology

  • drye (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • drygan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dryge (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. dry

verb. ['ˈdraɪ'] become dry or drier.

Synonyms

  • run dry
  • scorch
  • change

Antonyms

  • stabilize
  • better
  • assimilate
  • stiffen

Etymology

  • drye (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • drygan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dryge (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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