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Definition 1: the work of cleansing (usually with soap and water) - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for washing in the sense of this definition

(washing is a kind of ...) activity directed toward making or doing something

"she checked several points needing further work"

(... is a kind of washing ) the act of washing yourself (or another person)

(... is a kind of washing ) washing something by allowing it to soak

(... is a kind of washing ) washing lightly without soap

(... is a kind of washing ) the activity of washing windows

(... is a kind of washing ) the washing of dishes etc after a meal

(... is a kind of washing ) the act of washing dishes

(... is a kind of washing ) the ritual washing of a priest's hands or of sacred vessels

(... is a kind of washing ) washing clothes and bed linens

(washing is a part of ...) the removal of soap with clean water in the final stage of washing

Definition 2: garments or white goods that can be cleaned by laundering - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for washing in the sense of this definition

(washing is a kind of ...) an article of clothing

"garments of the finest silk"

(washing is a kind of ...) drygoods for household use that are typically made of white cloth

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