wipe down


wipe down
phr verb
Wipe down is used with these nouns as the object: ↑counter

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  • wipe down — ˌwipe ˈdown [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they wipe down he/she/it wipes down present participle wiping down past tense …   Useful english dictionary

  • wipe down — PHRASAL VERB If you wipe down something, you wash or dry its surface completely. [V P n (not pron)] The girls took it in turn to wipe down the tables after meals... [V P n (not pron)] Ben will have to wipe down that wall if you leave any marks.… …   English dictionary

  • wipe down — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms wipe down : present tense I/you/we/they wipe down he/she/it wipes down present participle wiping down past tense wiped down past participle wiped down to clean a surface thoroughly with a cloth …   English 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 — wipe1 [ waıp ] verb transitive ** 1. ) to clean or dry something by moving a cloth or something soft over it: Let me just wipe the table before you sit down. Wipe your mouth. You ve got chocolate all over it. She wiped away her tears. wipe… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • wipe — I UK [waɪp] / US verb [transitive] Word forms wipe : present tense I/you/we/they wipe he/she/it wipes present participle wiping past tense wiped past participle wiped ** 1) to clean or dry something by moving a cloth or something soft over it Let …   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 — 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 — Wipe, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Wiped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Wiping}.] [OE. vipen, AS. w[=i]pian; cf. LG. wiep a wisp of straw, Sw. vepa to wrap up, to cuddle one s self up, vepa a blanket; perhaps akin to E. whip.] [1913 Webster] 1. To rub with something …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wipe something down — ˌwipe sthˈdown derived to clean a surface completely, using a wet cloth • She took a cloth and wiped down the kitchen table. Main entry: ↑wipederived …   Useful english dictionary


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