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Synonyms for wash up
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  1. wash upverb

    do the washing-up, do the dishes

  2. wash upverb

    To clean the utensils, dishes etc. used in preparing and eating a meal.

    Dinner has just finished, so go and wash up.

    do the washing-up, do the dishes

  3. wash upverb

    To wash one's hands and/or face, often around mealtimes.

    Dinner is almost ready, so go and wash up.

    do the washing-up, do the dishes

  4. wash upverb

    To carry an object to land.

    The whale was washed up on the beach.

    do the dishes, do the washing-up

  5. wash upverb

    Something or somebody that has once had it's peak of greatness far too long ago, and is now still being over used, over played, and is still pushed through the media, even though it's gotten extremely old, bland, worn out, and is just sad to still see around

    do the dishes, do the washing-up

Princeton's WordNet

  1. wash up, laveverb

    wash one's face and hands

    "She freshened up in the bathroom"

    tucker, tucker out, exhaust, wash, do the dishes, lap, lave, beat

  2. wash upverb

    carry somewhere (of water or current or waves)

    "The tide washed up the corpse"

    do the dishes, tucker, lave, tucker out, exhaust, beat

  3. wash up, do the dishesverb

    wash dishes

    "I cook and my husband washes up after dinner"

    do the dishes, tucker, lave, tucker out, exhaust, beat

  4. wash upverb

    be carried somewhere by water or as if by water

    "The body washed up on the beach"

    do the dishes, tucker, lave, tucker out, exhaust, beat

  5. exhaust, wash up, beat, tucker, tucker outverb

    wear out completely

    "This kind of work exhausts me"; "I'm beat"; "He was all washed up after the exam"

    baffle, exhaust, get, eat up, stick, crush, vanquish, play out, expel, eat, mystify, flummox, release, beat, tire, outwit, circumvent, tick, nonplus, trounce, lave, ticktack, outfox, use up, drum, beat up, bunk, dumbfound, tucker out, flap, perplex, beat out, gravel, thump, do the dishes, run through, amaze, thrum, ticktock, puzzle, quiver, wipe out, pound, work over, pulsate, bewilder, overreach, discharge, run down, tucker, vex, stupefy, sap, eject, consume, outsmart, deplete, pose, scramble, shell

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How to use wash up in a sentence?

  1. Operations Allan Schwartz:

    Modelling suggests that debris such as this could continue to wash-up over the coming days.

  2. Chris Havel:

    That kind of habitat attracts living animals even if it’s floating out in the ocean, we should not be surprised to continue to see debris from Japan wash up on the shores.

  3. Geoffrey Thomas from AirlineRatings.com:

    It was a matter of waiting for something to wash up.

  4. Greg Pauly:

    I never would have thought that a sea snake would wash up that far up north.

  5. Robin Robertson:

    It's about the right time for something. It depends on where it went in, but it's about the right time for debris to wash up.

Translations for wash up

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  • umýt ruceCzech
  • waschen, Hände waschen, aufspülenGerman
  • lavuEsperanto
  • peseytyä, huuhtoutuaFinnish
  • laver, se laver les mainsFrench
  • mosakszik, partra mos, kimos, partra vet, bemosakszik, megosakszik, kezet mosHungarian
  • spiaggiareItalian
  • 手を洗う, 洗面Japanese
  • измива, миеMacedonian
  • zich wassen, zich opfrissenDutch
  • [[быть]] [[вынести, умыва́ться, [[быть]] [[прибить, [[мыть]] [[рука, [[помы́ть]] [[рука, умы́тьсяRussian
  • spola upp, ansiktet, händernaSwedish

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