Definitions for wash out
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rain out, wash out(verb)
prevent or interrupt due to rain
"The storm had washed out the game"
wash free from unwanted substances, such as dirt
"Wash out your dirty shirt in the sink"
wear or destroy by the force of water
"The hail storms had washed out the bridges"
wash, wash out, wash off, wash away(verb)
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"
deplete of strength or vitality
"The illness washed her out"
drain off the color in the course of laundering
"The harsh soap washed out the delicate blouse"
lose color in the process of being washed
"The expensive shirt washed out in the German washing machine"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
wash out(verb)ɒʃ, wɔʃ
(of a stain or mark) to be cleaned from cloth
The grease marks didn't wash out of the shirt.
wash outɒʃ, wɔʃ
to remove from a container or cloth by washing
Wash out the container with soap.; Wash as much of the dirt out as you can.
To cancel due to bad weather.
To remove something by washing.
To wear away by the flow of water; to erode.
To lose traction while going around a turn, especially in cycling, motorsports and skiing/snowboarding.
Origin: * From wash + out
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