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washed

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

containing, covered with, or thoroughly penetrated by water
  • washed city streets glistened with the light of the lampposts

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washed

verb
past tense of wash

Synonyms & Antonyms of washed (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to flow along or against
  • crystal-clear waters gently wash the island's unspoiled beaches

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2 to withstand scrutiny and gain acceptance or approval
  • the employee's story about missing the bus didn't wash with her manager

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3 to flow in a broken irregular stream
  • soapy water washing down the drain

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  • ran
  • (also chiefly dialectal run)

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5 to pour liquid over or through in order to cleanse
  • washed the baby's hair

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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

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washed one's hands of

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