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Another word for wash

  1. To make moist

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  2. To flow against or along

      1. (Sports) To hit a golf ball so that it touches the edge of (the hole) without dropping in.
      2. To touch the lips to.
      3. To lap or splash against.
      1. To lap or wash against:
      2. To flow along or against
      3. To wash; bathe.
      1. To cut or polish (glass, gems, etc.) with a lap
      2. To move or strike gently with a light splashing sound
      3. To polish (a surface) until smooth.
      1. To wet or moisten
      2. To apply a liquid to for healing or soothing purposes:
      3. To go into or be in a body of water so as to swim, cool oneself, etc.
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  3. To flow or move with a low slapping sound

      1. To swagger.
      2. To splash (a liquid), as in a container
      3. To dash, strike, wash, etc. with a splashing sound; splash
      1. To move with splashes
      2. To fall, strike, or scatter with a splash or splashes
      3. To apply patches or spots of a contrasting, usually bright, color to:
      1. To place or lay (something) so as to overlap another:
      2. To cut or polish (glass, gems, etc.) with a lap
      3. To move or strike gently with a light splashing sound
      1. To make a sound similar to this:
      2. To express or pronounce with a broken, irregular, bubbling sound.
      3. To flow with a bubbling or rippling sound, as water from a narrow-necked bottle does
      1. To babble; to speak in an excited rush.
      2. To speak quickly and excitedly; gush.
      3. To bubble; to gurgle.
      1. To become active or intense enough to come into prominence:
      2. To form or give off bubbles:
      3. To rise to the surface:
  4. To move along with or be carried away by the action of water

      1. To drift or move slowly or easily on water, in air, etc.
      2. To put into the water; launch:
      3. To stay on the surface of a liquid or suspended near the surface
      1. To accumulate in heaps by force of wind or water
      2. To pile up in banks or heaps:
      3. To be carried along by currents of air or water:
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  5. To prove valid under scrutiny

Another word for wash

  1. Laundry

  2. The movement of water

      1. A sudden forcible gush or jet.
      2. A sudden short burst, as of energy, activity, or growth.
      3. A sudden, brief burst of energy, speed, activity, etc.
      1. A sudden copious outflow:
      2. Excessively demonstrative language or behavior.
      3. Gushing talk or writing
      1. (Medicine) An abnormal sound, usually emanating from the heart, that sometimes indicates a diseased condition.
      2. (Med.) Any abnormal sound heard by auscultation, esp. of the heart
      3. A low, indistinct, continuous sound:
      1. A continuous output or outpouring:
      2. A continuous movement or circulation:
      3. A residual mass that has stopped flowing:
      1. An upward displacement of soil, rocks, etc., usually caused by frost or moisture
      2. A pulmonary disease of horses that is characterized by respiratory irregularities, such as coughing, and is noticeable especially after exercise or in cold weather.
      3. An upward movement of a surface, especially when caused by swelling and expansion of clay, removal of overburden, or freezing of subsurface water.
      1. Any sudden, strong increase, as of energy, enthusiasm, etc.
      2. A movement of or like that of a mass of water; violent rolling, sweeping, or swelling motion
      3. A sudden, sharp increase of electric current or voltage in a circuit
      1. A wavelike form, outline, or appearance.
      2. A regular rising and falling or movement to alternating sides; movement in waves.
      3. (Physics) Wave motion, as of light or sound, or a wave or vibration
      1. A surge or rush, as of sensation:
      2. A maneuver in which fans at a sports event simulate an ocean wave by rising quickly in sequence with arms upraised and then quickly sitting down again in a continuous rolling motion.
      3. A ridge or swell moving along the surface of a liquid or body of water as a result of disturbance, as by wind
      1. A circular current; a whirlpool.
      2. A contrary movement or trend, limited in importance or effect
      3. A current of air, water, etc. moving against the main current and with a circular motion; little whirlpool or whirlwind
      1. The action or an instance of a surge.
      1. An act of running at a passer or kicker in order to block or prevent a play.
      2. Any of a genus (Juncus) of plants of the rush family, having small, greenish flowers: rushes usually grow in wet places and the round stems and pliant leaves of some species are used in making baskets, mats, ropes, etc.
      3. A rapid, often noisy flow or passage:
      1. Something, such as a curl of hair, that coils, twists, or whirls.
      2. Something having a twisting, curving form; twist; curl; whirl; whorl
      3. A whirling or eddying motion or mass:
      1. A slight swell or rise on the surface of something, as land
      2. A gentle swell or undulation of a surface:
      3. A resonant, rhythmical flow of words.
      1. A marking produced by or as if by scattered fluid:
      2. The act or sound of splashing:
      3. A small amount of a liquid
      1. A switching; a beating with twigs.
      2. The movement that produces such a sound.
      3. The sound of fabric or fur moving in the air.
  3. *A stream bed that is usually dry

      1. A space between objects or points; an aperture:
      2. A mountain pass, cleft, or ravine
      3. An opening through mountains; a pass.
      1. An extensive area of land drained or irrigated by a river system.
      2. The San Fernando Valley in southern California.
      3. A stretch of lowland lying between hills or mountains and usually having a river or stream flowing through it
      1. A long, deep hollow in the earth's surface, esp. one worn by the action of a stream; large gully or small gorge
      2. A deep narrow valley or gorge in the earth's surface worn by running water.
      1. The entrance from the rear into a bastion or projecting section of a fortification
      2. A narrow entrance into the outwork of a fortification.
      3. A deep narrow passage with steep rocky sides; a ravine.
      1. A narrow chasm with steep cliff walls, cut into the earth by running water; a gorge.
      2. A long, narrow valley between high cliffs, often with a stream flowing through it
      3. A valley, especially a long, narrow, steep valley, cut in rock by a river.
      1. A small ravine, especially one cut by a torrent.
      2. A steep-walled valley cut by a swift stream; deep, narrow ravine
      1. A deep gully cut by an intermittent stream; a dry gulch.
      2. A rivulet or stream
      3. A brook; a creek.
  4. A prepared liquid

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  1. To bathe

  2. To launder

  3. To brush with a liquid

      1. To cover or smear with a soft adhesive substance such as plaster, grease, or mud.
      2. To paint coarsely or unskillfully
      3. To apply paint or coloring with crude, unskillful strokes.
      1. (Archaeology) To modify (a flaked stone tool) by secondary flaking along the cutting edge.
      2. (Photog.) To change (a negative or print) by adding details or removing blemishes, etc.
      3. To color (recent growth of hair) to match hair that was tinted, dyed, or bleached at an earlier date.
      1. To affect slightly, as with a contrasting quality:
      2. To give a trace, slight flavor or odor, shade, etc. to
      3. To apply a trace of color to; tint.
      1. To change the appearance of (wood, glass, etc.) by applying a dye, pigment, etc.
      2. To impart or take a color or stain
      3. To spoil the appearance of by patches or streaks of color or dirt; discolor; spot
      1. To give a tint to or take on a tint.
      2. To give a tint to
      1. To take on color in dyeing
      2. To color (a material), especially by soaking in a coloring solution.
      3. To color with or as with a dye
      1. To provide or cover with a coat
      2. To cover with a layer of something
      3. To cover with a layer, as of paint.
      1. To take on color.
      2. To become red in the face; redden or blush.
      3. To impart color to or change the color of.
      1. To gloss over or conceal the faults or defects of; give a favorable interpretation of or a falsely virtuous appearance to
      2. To conceal or gloss over (wrongdoing, for example).
      3. To paint or coat with whitewash.
      1. To apply medicine to; swab:
      2. To serve as a surface to be coated with paint:
      3. To cover or decorate with paint; color
      1. To clean with a swab.
      2. To use a swab on; clean, medicate, etc. with a swab
      3. To collect a sample from (a person, for example) using a swab.
  4. To erode

  5. To border upon