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wash

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of wash

  1. spongy land saturated or partially covered with water an invasive species threatening the plants native to the region's washes Synonyms of wash bog, fen, marsh, marshland, mire, moor, morass, muskeg, slough (also slew or slue), swampland, swamp, wetlandWords Related to wash swale; quagmire; guck (or gook), muck, mud, ooze, slime, slop, sludge, slush


wash

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of wash

  1. 1 to flow along or against crystal-clear waters gently wash the island's unspoiled beaches Synonyms of wash bathe, lap, lave, lip, splash Words Related to wash bubble, gurgle, plash, ripple, slosh

  2. 2 to withstand scrutiny and gain acceptance or approval the employee's story about missing the bus didn't wash with her manager Synonyms of wash fly, hold up, pass, stand up Words Related to wash get through, go down, go over, go through, play, take, work Phrases hold water, pass muster

  3. 3 to flow in a broken irregular stream soapy water washing down the drain Synonyms of wash bubble, dribble, guggle, lap, plash, ripple, splash, trickle, gurgleWords Related to wash eddy, purl, swirl; swash, swish, swoosh, whish; drip, drop; gush, jet, rush, spew, spout, spurt, squirtNear Antonyms of wash runAntonyms of wash pour, roll, stream

  4. 4 to make wet rain washed the countryside for days on end Synonyms of wash bathe, bedraggle, douse (also dowse), drench, drown, soak, sodden, sop, souse, wet, water, waterlog, water-soak, wet downWords Related to wash asperse, bedew, damp, dampen, drizzle, humidify, hydrate, mist, moisten, moisturize, shower, sprinkle; deluge, flood, hose (down), inundate, overflow; submerge, swamp; splash; impregnate, saturate, steep; flush, irrigate, lave, rinse, slosh, sluice; dip, duck, dunk; rehydrate, rewash, rewetNear Antonyms of wash dewater, evaporate, freeze-dry; drip-dry, wring; dehumidifyAntonyms of wash dehydrate, desiccate, dry, parch, scorch, sear

  5. 5 to pour liquid over or through in order to cleanse washed the baby's hair Synonyms of wash irrigate, rinse, sluice, flush, wash outWords Related to wash deluge, engulf, flood, inundate, swamp; flow, gush, rush, stream; douche, hose; drench, saturate, soak; douse (also dowse), slosh, splash

  6. 6 to cause (as a liquid) to move about in a circle especially repeatedly she absentmindedly washed her tea by tipping her cup, until the honey was at last mixed in Synonyms of wash agitate, churn, swirl, stir, whirlWords Related to wash beat, paddle, whip, whisk; reel, shake, wheel



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