Definition of wash over
- I felt relief washing over me.
- Just close your eyes and let the music wash over you.
- A look of surprise washed over his face.
: 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
: forward beyond an edge or brink and often down
: across the brim
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
: so as to exceed or surpass
: to an excessive degree
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