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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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Words that Rhyme with Wash

  • natchitoches
  • radosh
  • milosh
  • b'gosh
  • quash
  • prosch
  • grosch
  • frosch
  • brosch
  • wasch
  • tosch
  • rosh
  • rosch
  • posch
  • mosh
  • losch
  • lawshe
  • kosch
  • hosch
  • gosch
  • dosch
  • bosch

Example sentences of the word wash


1. Verb, base form
Use a mild cleanser to wash your face twice a day.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Instead, wear your favorite dark wash jeans with a pair of ballet flats or knee-high riding boots.

Quotes containing the word wash


1. And I ask why am I black, they say I was born in sin, and shamed inequity. One of the main songs we used to sing in church makes me sick, 'love wash me and I shall be whiter than snow.
- Peter Tosh

2. The secret of success is to be in harmony with existence, to be always calm to let each wave of life wash us a little farther up the shore.
- Cyril Connolly

3. Deep in the meadow, hidden far awayA cloak of leaves, a moonbeam rayForget your woes and let your troubles layAnd when it's morning again, they'll wash awayHere it's safe, here it's warmHere the daisies guard you from every harmHere your dreams are sweet and tomorrow brings them trueHere is the place where I love you.
- Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games

2. water-wash

verb. wash with water.

Synonyms

  • launder

Antonyms

  • dirty
  • handwash

3. 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))

4. 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))

5. 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))

6. 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))

7. 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))

8. wash

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

Synonyms

  • move

Antonyms

  • obviate
  • dishonor

Etymology

  • washen (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. wash

verb. ['ˈwɑːʃ'] apply a thin coating of paint, metal, etc., to.

Synonyms

  • cover

Antonyms

  • open
  • invest

Etymology

  • washen (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. wash

noun. ['ˈwɑːʃ'] the flow of air that is driven backwards by an aircraft propeller.

Synonyms

  • slipstream
  • backwash
  • flow
  • race

Antonyms

  • idle
  • inactivity
  • fail
  • malfunction

Etymology

  • washen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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