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  1. completion, culmination, closing, windup, mop upverb

    a concluding action

    Synonyms:
    shutdown, windup, closedown, end, shutting, climax, apogee, pass completion, closing, culmination, completion, conclusion, ending, close, closure

  2. wipe up, mop up, mopverb

    to wash or wipe with or as if with a mop

    "Mop the hallway now"; "He mopped her forehead with a towel"

    Synonyms:
    polish off, whip, wipe up, clear up, finish up, worst, rack up, pout, mop, wrap up, pip, get through, finish off, mow

  3. worst, pip, mop up, whip, rack upverb

    defeat thoroughly

    "He mopped up the floor with his opponents"

    Synonyms:
    score, rack up, wipe up, get through, strap, shoot, clear up, whisk, finish up, pip, polish off, slash, wrap up, blister, lather, worst, finish off, tally, welt, trounce, hit, whip, lash, mop, flog, scald

  4. get through, wrap up, finish off, mop up, polish off, clear up, finish upverb

    finish a task completely

    "I finally got through this homework assignment"

    Synonyms:
    illuminate, eat up, whip, dispatch, wrap up, come through, hit, rack up, crystalize, brighten, finish up, roll up, reach, wipe up, light up, get hold of, finish off, polish off, crystallise, penetrate, wrap, fall into place, clarify, off, finish, get through, come home, land up, while away, end up, worst, slay, dawn, shed light on, click, clear up, wind up, elucidate, murder, fetch up, sink in, crystallize, contact, enlighten, cover, straighten out, crystalise, clear, get across, sort out, pip, mop, bump off, remove

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How to use mop up in a sentence?

  1. Cal Fire Captain Lucas Spelman:

    Cal Fire is not progressing any longer, which is good, we are in the stage of being able to go in there and mop up.


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