wipe off

phrasal verb

wiped off; wiping off; wipes off
: to clean (someone or something) by using a towel, one's hand, etc.
I wiped off the baby and took him out of the high chair.
She wiped the counters off.
: to remove (something) by rubbing
I wiped the food off the baby's face.
She wiped off the oil from the counter.
often used figuratively in British English
More than a billion pounds have been wiped off share prices.

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“Wipe off.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wipe%20off. Accessed 23 Mar. 2023.

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