1. [ verb ] wash free from unwanted substances, such as dirt

"Wash out your dirty shirt in the sink"

Related terms: wash wash
2. [ verb ] prevent or interrupt due to rain
Synonyms: rain_out

"The storm had washed out the game"

Related terms: prevent
3. [ verb ] (color) drain off the color in the course of laundering

"The harsh soap washed out the delicate blouse"

Related terms: discolor
4. [ verb ] make useless by the force of water

"The hail storms had washed out the bridges"

Related terms: destroy wash
5. [ verb ] deplete of strength or vitality

"The illness washed her out"

Related terms: weaken
6. [ verb ] remove by the application of water or other liquid and soap or some other cleaning agent
Synonyms: wash-off wash_away wash_off wash

: "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"

Related terms: remove wash
7. [ verb ] (color) lose color in the process of being washed

"The expensive shirt washed out in the German washing machine"

Related terms: discolor
Similar spelling:   washout