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1. wipe

verb. ['ˈwaɪp'] rub with a circular motion.

Synonyms

  • broom
  • squeegee
  • sweep
  • towel
  • pass over
  • sponge
  • whisk off
  • whisk

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • leader
  • spread
  • bring

Etymology

  • wipen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wipian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Wipe

  • overripe
  • stripe
  • tripe
  • stipe
  • snipe
  • gripe
  • cripe
  • type
  • syp
  • sipe
  • shipe
  • ripe
  • pipe
  • lipe
  • knipe
  • hype
  • gipe

Sentences with wipe


1. Noun, singular or mass
Scrub affected hair with a doggy wipe.

2. Verb, base form
Have a damp rag to wipe your hands as you go along.

3. Wh-pronoun
Using the flat part of the iron, wipe it sideways across the seam using a quick motion.

4. Verb, 3rd person singular present
Allow SurfaceGard to penetrate for five minutes, then wipe up the excess to prevent streaking.

Quotes about wipe


1. Hey Mason, wipe the drool off your face. If you're going to think about me naked, do it on your own time."[...]"This is my time, Hathaway. I'm leading today's session.""Oh yeah?"I retorted. "Huh. Well, I guess this is a good time to think about me naked, then.""It's always a good a time to think about you naked,"added someone nearby, breaking the tension further.
- Richelle Mead, Vampire Academy

2. I don't know how you feel, but I'm pretty sick of church people. You know what they ought to do with churches? Tax them. If holy people are so interested in politics, government, and public policy, let them pay the price of admission like everybody else. The Catholic Church alone could wipe out the national debt if all you did was tax their real estate.
- George Carlin

3. Even with all our technology and the inventions that make modern life so much easier than it once was, it takes just one big natural disaster to wipe all that away and remind us that, here on Earth, we're still at the mercy of nature.
- Neil deGrasse Tyson

2. wipe

noun. ['ˈwaɪp'] the act of rubbing or wiping.

Synonyms

  • contact
  • scuff
  • physical contact

Antonyms

  • defeat
  • stand still
  • dirty
  • lose

Etymology

  • wipen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wipian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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