[noun] a watercolor made by applying a series of monochrome washes one over the other Synonyms: drawing
[noun] garments or white goods that can be cleaned by laundering Synonyms: laundry, ing, ables
[noun] any enterprise in which losses and gains cancel out; "at the end of the year the accounting department showed that it was a wash"
[verb] clean with some chemical process Synonyms: rinse
[verb] cleanse (one's body) with soap and water Synonyms: lave
[verb] cleanse with a cleaning agent, such as soap, and water; "Wash the towels, please!" Synonyms: launder
[verb] move by or as if by water; "The swollen river washed away the footbridge"
[verb] be capable of being washed; "Does this material wash?"
[verb] admit to testing or proof; "This silly excuse won't wash in traffic court"
[verb] separate dirt or gravel from (precious minerals)
[verb] apply a thin coating of paint, metal, etc., to
[verb] remove by the application of water or other liquid and soap or some other cleaning agent; "he washed the dirt from his coat"; "The nurse washed away the blood"; "Can you wash away the spots on the windows?"; "he managed to wash out the stains" Synonyms: out, off, away
[verb] form by erosion; "The river washed a ravine into the mountainside"
[verb] make moist; "The dew moistened the meadows" Synonyms: moisten, dampen
[verb] wash or flow against; "the waves laved the shore" Synonyms: lave, lap
[verb] to cleanse (itself or another animal) by licking; "The cat washes several times a day"