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Wash
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Wash as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

21 May 2021
Last seen in: Evening Standard Easy Crossword

We found 29 answers for the crossword clue 'Wash', the most recent of which was seen in the Evening Standard Easy Crossword.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given Wash a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Wash as an answer itself some 164 times.

Wash is a single word clue made up of 4 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Evening Standard Easy Crossword' on Tuesday, 25 May 2021 with the answer being CLEAN, but the most popular answer for this clue is LAUNDER.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • The work of cleansing (usually with soap and water)
  • Any enterprise in which losses and gains cancel out; "at the end of the year the accounting department showed that it was a wash"
  • A watercolor made by applying a series of monochrome washes one over the other
  • A thin coat of water-base paint
  • The flow of air that is driven backwards by an aircraft propeller
  • The erosive process of washing away soil or gravel by water (as from a roadway); "from the house they watched the washout of their newly seeded lawn by the water"
  • The dry bed of an intermittent stream (as at the bottom of a canyon)
  • Apply a thin coating of paint, metal, etc., to
  • Separate dirt or gravel from (precious minerals)
  • Make moist; "The dew moistened the meadows"
  • Form by erosion; "The river washed a ravine into the mountainside"
  • 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"
  • Cleanse with a cleaning agent, such as soap, and water; "Wash the towels, please!"
  • Be capable of being washed; "Does this material wash?"
  • Garments or white goods that can be cleaned by laundering
  • To cleanse (itself or another animal) by licking; "The cat washes several times a day"
  • Cleanse (one's body) with soap and water
  • Wash or flow against; "the waves laved the shore"
  • Move by or as if by water; "The swollen river washed away the footbridge"
  • Admit to testing or proof; "This silly excuse won't wash in traffic court"
  • Clean with some chemical process

Anagrams

We found 1 anagrams for the word 'Wash'.

  • Shaw United States physician and suffragist (1847-1919)

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

HOG
A sheep up to the age of one year; one yet to be sheared

LAP
Touching with the tongue; "the dog's laps were warm and wet"

4 Letters

LAVE
Wash one's face and hands; "She freshened up in the bathroom"

RACE
A canal for a current of water

WADI
Gully or streambed in northern Africa and the Middle East that remains dry except during rainy season

5 Letters

BATHE
The act of swimming; "the Englishman said he had a good bathe"

CLEAN
A weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then jerked overhead

RINSE
Washing lightly without soap

SCRUB
The act of cleaning a surface by rubbing it with a brush and soap and water

6 Letters

ARROYO
A stream or brook

DAMPEN
Check; keep in check (a fire)

7 Letters

CLEANSE
Clean one's body or parts thereof, as by washing; "clean up before you see your grandparents"; "clean your fingernails before dinner"

DETERGE
Wipe away; to wash off or out, cleanse; chiefly in medical use: to clear away foul matter from the body; "This drug is powerful enough to deterge"

DRYWASH
The dry bed of an intermittent stream (as at the bottom of a canyon)

LAUNDER
Convert illegally obtained funds into legal ones

LAUNDRY
Workplace where clothes are washed and ironed

MOISTEN
Make moist; "The dew moistened the meadows"

SHAMPOO
The act of washing your hair with shampoo

WASHING
The work of cleansing (usually with soap and water)

WASHOFF
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"

WASHOUT
Wash free from unwanted substances, such as dirt; "Wash out your dirty shirt in the sink"

8 Letters

BACKWASH
The wave that spreads behind a boat as it moves forward; "the motorboat's wake capsized the canoe"

LAVATION
The work of cleansing (usually with soap and water)

WASHAWAY
Eliminate; "wash away all the differences"

9 Letters

AIRSTREAM
The flow of air that is driven backwards by an aircraft propeller

ELUTRIATE

WASHABLES
Garments or white goods that can be cleaned by laundering

10 Letters

SLIPSTREAM
The flow of air that is driven backwards by an aircraft propeller

11 Letters

WASHDRAWING
A watercolor made by applying a series of monochrome washes one over the other

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