wash out

Definitions of wash out
  1. verb
    wear or destroy by the force of water
    “The hail storms had washed out the bridges”
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    type of:
    destroy, ruin
    destroy completely; damage irreparably
  2. verb
    prevent or interrupt due to rain
    “The storm had washed out the game”
    synonyms: rain out
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    type of:
    keep, prevent
    stop (someone or something) from doing something or being in a certain state
  3. verb
    wash free from unwanted substances, such as dirt
    Wash out your dirty shirt in the sink”
    Synonyms:
    wash, wash away, wash off
    remove by the application of water or other liquid and soap or some other cleaning agent
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    type of:
    launder, wash
    cleanse with a cleaning agent, such as soap, and water
  4. verb
    remove by the application of water or other liquid and soap or some other cleaning agent
    synonyms: wash, wash away, wash off
    rinse, wash
    clean with some chemical process
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    type of:
    remove, take, take away, withdraw
    remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
  5. verb
    drain off the color in the course of laundering
    “The harsh soap washed out the delicate blouse”
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    type of:
    discolor
    cause to lose or change color
  6. verb
    lose color in the process of being washed
    “The expensive shirt washed out in the German washing machine”
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    type of:
    discolor
    lose color or turn colorless
  7. verb
    deplete of strength or vitality
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    type of:
    weaken
    lessen the strength of
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