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Definition 1: remove by wiping - [verb of contact]

Synonyms for wipe off in the sense of this definition

(wipe off 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"

(... is a kind of wipe off ) wipe away; to wash off or out, cleanse; chiefly in medical use: to clear away foul matter from the body

"This drug is powerful enough to deterge"

Definition 2: remove by or as if by rubbing or erasing - [verb of contact]

Samples where wipe off or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Please erase the formula on the blackboard--it is wrong!

Synonyms for wipe off in the sense of this definition

(wipe off is a kind of ...) remove or make invisible

"Please delete my name from your list"

(... is a kind of wipe off ) erase with a sponge; as of words on a blackboard

(... is a kind of wipe off ) strike or cancel by or as if by rubbing or crossing out

"scratch out my name on that list"

(wipe off implies ...) move over something with pressure

"rub my hands" "rub oil into her skin"

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