wash over

Definition of wash over

  1. 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. 2 :  to appear on (a person's face) suddenly A look of surprise washed over his face.

Word by Word Definitions

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

overplay
  1. :  across a barrier or intervening (see intervene 4) space

    :  across the goal line in football

    :  forward beyond an edge or brink and often down

  1. : 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

  1. :  upper, higher

    :  outer, covering

    :  excessive

  1. :  to leap over


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