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Synonyms for wash out
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  1. rain out, wash outverb

    prevent or interrupt due to rain

    "The storm had washed out the game"

    wash, wash off, rain out, wash away

  2. wash outverb

    wash free from unwanted substances, such as dirt

    "Wash out your dirty shirt in the sink"

    wash, wash off, rain out, wash away

  3. wash outverb

    wear or destroy by the force of water

    "The hail storms had washed out the bridges"

    wash, wash off, rain out, wash away

  4. wash, wash out, wash off, wash awayverb

    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"

    rinse, lap, wash, wash off, launder, rain out, lave, wash away, moisten, dampen

  5. wash outverb

    deplete of strength or vitality

    "The illness washed her out"

    wash, wash off, rain out, wash away

  6. wash outverb

    drain off the color in the course of laundering

    "The harsh soap washed out the delicate blouse"

    wash, wash off, rain out, wash away

  7. wash outverb

    lose color in the process of being washed

    "The expensive shirt washed out in the German washing machine"

    wash, wash off, rain out, wash away

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How to use wash out in a sentence?

  1. Mike Hankey:

    Bright moon phases are bad for meteor showers as they wash out the dimmer meteors, a full or almost full moon dominates one part of the sky, making that part undesirable for observing meteors. The full moon also lasts the entire night, leaving no hours of complete darkness, which is preferred.

  2. Paola Regeni:

    If April 5 proves to be a wash-out, we expect a strong response from our government, a really strong one.

  3. Omar Khayym:

    The Moving Finger writes and, having writ, Moves on nor all your Piety nor Wit Shall lure it back to cancel half a Line, Nor all your Tears wash out a Word of it.

  4. Patrick McCarthy:

    There is an ongoing concern that ground-based astronomy is at risk long-term. There just are not that many pristine sites left, as these cities and highways grow, you start to wash out the faintest objects. The thing is, the faintest objects are the reason we're building these telescopes in the first place.

  5. Stefanie Friedhoff:

    If you just take a look at the national data, you basically wash out everything, and you're unable to understand the actual pandemic stories that are playing out on the ground in different communities.


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