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English verb: wash up

1. wash up (body) wash one's face and hands


SamplesShe freshened up in the bathroom.


Synonymslave


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)freshen, freshen up, refresh, refreshen

2. wash up (motion) carry somewhere (of water or current or waves)


SamplesThe tide washed up the corpse.


Pattern of useSomething ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)carry, channel, conduct, convey, impart, transmit


Verb groupwash up

3. wash up (contact) wash dishes


SamplesI cook and my husband washes up after dinner.


Synonymsdo the dishes


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)clean, make clean

4. wash up (change) be carried somewhere by water or as if by water


SamplesThe body washed up on the beach.


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP


Broader (hypernym)appear


Verb groupwash up

5. wash up (body) wear out completely


SamplesThis kind of work exhausts me.
I'm beat.
He was all washed up after the exam.


Synonymsbeat, exhaust, tucker, tucker out


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)fag, fag out, fatigue, jade, outwear, tire, tire out, wear, wear down, wear out, wear upon, weary


Narrower (hyponym)frazzle, kill, play









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