wash

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wash is part of the Basic English 850.
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wash is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
wash

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Verb[change]

Plain form
wash

Third-person singular
washes

Past tense
washed

Past participle
washed

Present participle
washing

  1. (transitive & intransitive) When you wash something, you clean it with water.
    I wash my car every day.

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Noun[change]

Singular
wash

Plural
washes

  1. The act of washing.
    He gave the dog a wash.
  2. The items for washing, before, after, or during the washing.
    He threw his dirty clothes in the wash.
    She brought the wash in from the clothesline.
  3. A failure.
    The program was a complete wash.
    His project is a wash.

Common Terminology[change]

  1. To be completely and utterly discouraged and burnt out.
    The Starcraft 2 servers were down and I was all washed up.

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