wipe away

wipe away
phr verb
Wipe away is used with these nouns as the object: ↑grime, ↑mascara, ↑tear

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  • wipe away — index deface, expunge Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • wipe away — verb remove by wiping • Syn: ↑wipe off • Hypernyms: ↑remove, ↑take, ↑take away, ↑withdraw • Hyponyms: ↑deterge …   Useful english dictionary

  • wipe away — or wipe off PHRASAL VERB If you wipe away or wipe off dirt or liquid from something, you remove it, for example by using a cloth or your hand. [V P n (not pron)] He wiped away the blood with a paper napkin... [V P n (not pron)] She applied a litt …   English dictionary

  • wipe away — verb To remove or erase with a wiping motion Let me wipe away your tears …   Wiktionary

  • wipe away — v. remove by wiping; wipe off …   English contemporary dictionary

  • wipe — wipe1 S3 [waıp] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(clean/rub)¦ 2¦(remove dirt)¦ 3¦(computer/tape)¦ 4 wipe something from your mind/memory 5 wipe the floor with somebody 6 wipe the slate clean 7 wipe the smile/grin off somebody s face 8 wipe something off the face of… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • wipe off — verb 1. remove by wiping (Freq. 3) • Syn: ↑wipe away • Hypernyms: ↑remove, ↑take, ↑take away, ↑withdraw • Hyponyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • wipe — v. & n. v.tr. 1 clean or dry the surface of by rubbing with the hands or a cloth etc. 2 rub (a cloth) over a surface. 3 spread (a liquid etc.) over a surface by rubbing. 4 (often foll. by away, off, etc.) a clear or remove by wiping (wiped the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • wipe — [[t]wa͟ɪp[/t]] ♦♦♦ wipes, wiping, wiped 1) VERB If you wipe something, you rub its surface to remove dirt or liquid from it. [V n] I ll just wipe the table... [V n with adj] When he had finished washing he began to wipe the basin clean... [V n on …   English dictionary

  • wipe off — see wipe away …   English dictionary

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