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wash out meaning and definition

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Definition of wash out (verb)

  1. prevent or interrupt due to rain
    • "The storm had washed out the game"
    • synonyms: rain out
  2. wash free from unwanted substances, such as dirt
    • "Wash out your dirty shirt in the sink"
  3. wear or destroy by the force of water
    • "The hail storms had washed out the bridges"
  4. 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"
    • synonyms: wash, wash away, wash off
  5. deplete of strength or vitality
    • "The illness washed her out"
  6. drain off the color in the course of laundering
    • "The harsh soap washed out the delicate blouse"
  7. lose color in the process of being washed
    • "The expensive shirt washed out in the German washing machine"
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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