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Definition 1: deplete of strength or vitality - [verb of change]

Samples where wash out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The illness washed her out

(wash out is a kind of ...) lessen the strength of

"The fever weakened his body"

Definition 2: lose color in the process of being washed - [verb of change]

Samples where wash out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The expensive shirt washed out in the German washing machine

(wash out is a kind of ...) lose color or turn colorless

"The painting discolored"

(wash out has a similar meaning as ...) drain off the color in the course of laundering

"The harsh soap washed out the delicate blouse"

Definition 3: drain off the color in the course of laundering - [verb of change]

Samples where wash out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The harsh soap washed out the delicate blouse

(wash out is a kind of ...) cause to lose or change color

"The detergent discolored my shirts"

(wash out has a similar meaning as ...) lose color in the process of being washed

"The expensive shirt washed out in the German washing machine"

Definition 4: remove by the application of water or other liquid and soap or some other cleaning agent - [verb of change]

Samples where wash out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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 for wash out in the sense of this definition

(wash out is a kind of ...) remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract

"remove a threat" "remove a wrapper" "Remove the dirty dishes from the table" "take the gun from your pocket" "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"

(wash out has a similar meaning as ...) clean with some chemical process

(wash out has a similar meaning as ...) wash free from unwanted substances, such as dirt

"Wash out your dirty shirt in the sink"

Definition 5: wear or destroy by the force of water - [verb of contact]

Samples where wash out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The hail storms had washed out the bridges

(wash out is a kind of ...) destroy completely; damage irreparably

"You have ruined my car by pouring sugar in the tank!" "The tears ruined her make-up"

Definition 6: wash free from unwanted substances, such as dirt - [verb of contact]

Samples where wash out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Wash out your dirty shirt in the sink

(wash out is a kind of ...) cleanse with a cleaning agent, such as soap, and water

"Wash the towels, please!"

(wash out has a similar meaning as ...) 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"

Samples where wash out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The storm had washed out the game

Synonyms for wash out in the sense of this definition

(wash out is a kind of ...) stop (someone or something) from doing something or being in a certain state

"We must prevent the cancer from spreading" "His snoring kept me from falling asleep" "Keep the child from eating the marbles"

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