Definition of wipe off
1 : 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.
2 : 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.
Word by Word Definitions
: to rub with or as if with something soft for cleaning
: to clean or dry by rubbing
: to draw, pass, or move for or as if for rubbing or cleaning
: blow, strike
: jeer, gibe
: an act or instance of wiping
: from a place or position
: away from land
: at a distance in space or time
: used as a function word to indicate physical separation or distance from a position of rest, attachment, or union
: to seaward of
: from the possession or charge of
: more removed or distant
: to go away : depart
: kill, murder
: office; officer; official
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