What does mop up mean?

Definitions for mop up

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word mop up.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. completion, culmination, closing, windup, mop up(verb)

    a concluding action

  2. wipe up, mop up, mop(verb)

    to wash or wipe with or as if with a mop

    "Mop the hallway now"; "He mopped her forehead with a towel"

  3. worst, pip, mop up, whip, rack up(verb)

    defeat thoroughly

    "He mopped up the floor with his opponents"

  4. get through, wrap up, finish off, mop up, polish off, clear up, finish up(verb)

    finish a task completely

    "I finally got through this homework assignment"


  1. mop up(Verb)

    To clean up with a mop; especially to clean up a spill or mess.

  2. mop up(Verb)

    To fix problems; to correct or repair.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mop up in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mop up in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Cal Fire Captain Lucas Spelman:

    Cal Fire is not progressing any longer, which is good, we are in the stage of being able to go in there and mop up.

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