mop up

Definitions of mop up
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v to wash or wipe with or as if with a mop

Synonyms:
mop, wipe up
Types:
swab, swob
wash with a swab or a mop
sponge
soak up with a sponge
Type of:
absorb, draw, imbibe, soak up, sop up, suck, suck up, take in, take up
take in, also metaphorically

v defeat thoroughly

“He mopped up the floor with his opponents”
Synonyms:
pip, rack up, whip, worst
Type of:
beat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish
come out better in a competition, race, or conflict

v finish a task completely

Synonyms:
clear up, finish off, finish up, get through, polish off, wrap up
Types:
cap off
finish or complete, as with some decisive action
Type of:
complete, finish
come or bring to a finish or an end

n a concluding action

Synonyms:
closing, completion, culmination, windup
Types:
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consummation
the act of bringing to completion or fruition
consummation
the completion of marriage by sexual intercourse
finish, finishing
the act of finishing
finalisation, finalization
the act of finalizing
follow-through
carrying some project or intention to full completion
follow-through
the act of carrying a stroke to its natural completion
graduation
the successful completion of a program of study
fruition, realisation, realization
something that is made real or concrete
fulfillment, fulfilment
the act of consummating something (a desire or promise etc)
close, closing curtain, finale, finis
the concluding part of any performance
Type of:
conclusion, ending, termination
the act of ending something

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