it's a wash

Definition of it's a wash

  1. —used to say that something is equal and that one side does not have an advantage You won the first game and I won the second, so it's a wash.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  that one — compare he, its, she, they

    : used as subject of an impersonal verb that expresses a condition or action without reference to an agent

    : used with many verbs as a direct object with little or no meaning

  1. :  the player in a game who performs the principal action of the game (such as trying to find others in hide-and-seek)

washplay
  1. :  to cleanse by or as if by the action of liquid (such as water)

    :  to remove (something, such as dirt) by rubbing or drenching with liquid

    :  to cleanse (fur) by licking or by rubbing with a paw moistened with saliva

  1. :  a piece of ground washed by the sea or river

    :  bog, marsh

    :  a shallow body of water

  1. :  involving essentially simultaneous purchase and sale of the same security

    :  washable


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