Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (n) wash (a thin coat of water-base paint)
- S: (n) wash, washing, lavation (the work of cleansing (usually with soap and water))
- S: (n) wash, dry wash (the dry bed of an intermittent stream (as at the bottom of a canyon))
- S: (n) washout, wash (the erosive process of washing away soil or gravel by water (as from a roadway)) "from the house they watched the washout of their newly seeded lawn by the water"
- S: (n) slipstream, airstream, race, backwash, wash (the flow of air that is driven backwards by an aircraft propeller)
- S: (n) wash, wash drawing (a watercolor made by applying a series of monochrome washes one over the other)
- S: (n) laundry, wash, washing, washables (garments or white goods that can be cleaned by laundering)
- S: (n) wash (any enterprise in which losses and gains cancel out) "at the end of the year the accounting department showed that it was a wash"
- S: (v) wash, rinse (clean with some chemical process)
- S: (v) wash, lave (cleanse (one's body) with soap and water)
- S: (v) wash, launder (cleanse with a cleaning agent, such as soap, and water) "Wash the towels, please!"
- S: (v) wash (move by or as if by water) "The swollen river washed away the footbridge"
- S: (v) wash (be capable of being washed) "Does this material wash?"
- S: (v) wash (admit to testing or proof) "This silly excuse won't wash in traffic court"
- S: (v) wash (separate dirt or gravel from (precious minerals))
- S: (v) wash (apply a thin coating of paint, metal, etc., to)
- S: (v) wash, wash out, wash off, wash away (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"
- S: (v) wash (form by erosion) "The river washed a ravine into the mountainside"
- S: (v) moisten, wash, dampen (make moist) "The dew moistened the meadows"
- S: (v) lave, lap, wash (wash or flow against) "the waves laved the shore"
- S: (v) wash (to cleanse (itself or another animal) by licking) "The cat washes several times a day"