Definition of wash over
1 : to affect or be felt by (someone) thoroughly and deeply I felt relief washing over me. Just close your eyes and let the music wash over you.
2 : to appear on (a person's face) suddenly A look of surprise washed over his face.
Word by Word Definitions
: 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
: a piece of ground washed by the sea or river
: bog, marsh
: a shallow body of water
: involving essentially simultaneous purchase and sale of the same security
: across a barrier or intervening (see intervene 4) space
: across the goal line in football
: forward beyond an edge or brink and often down
: used as a function word to indicate motion or situation in a position higher than or above another
: used as a function word to indicate the possession of authority, power, or jurisdiction in regard to some thing or person
: used as a function word to indicate superiority, advantage, or preference
: upper, higher
: outer, covering
: to leap over
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