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washes out

verb
present tense third-person singular of wash out

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1 to be unsuccessful
  • most of the participants in the tough training program washed out

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2 to make white or whiter by removing color
  • the bright lights of the TV studio washed out her facial features, making her look as white as a ghost

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3 to use up all the physical energy of
  • that last illness washed the child out completely

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4 to pour liquid over or through in order to cleanse
  • wash out your bathing suit in the sink

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washes one's hands of

washes out

washes (over)

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“Washes out.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/washes%20out. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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