wash away

Definition of wash away

  1. 1 :  to carry (something) away by the movement of water The bridge was washed away by flooding last year.

  2. 2 :  to get rid of (something, such as unhappy or unpleasant thoughts) completely Take a vacation to wash away your troubles.

Word by Word Definitions

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

    :  to remove (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

awayplay
  1. :  on the way :  along

    :  from this or that place

    :  in a secure place or manner

  1. :  absent from a place :  gone

    :  distant in space or time

    :  played on an opponent's grounds


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