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mop

 (mŏp)
n.
1. A household implement made of absorbent material attached to a typically long handle and used for washing, dusting, or drying floors.
2. A loosely tangled bunch or mass: a mop of unruly hair.
v. mopped, mop·ping, mops
v.tr.
To wash or wipe with or as if with a mop: mopped the hallway; mopping the spilled water; mopped her forehead with a towel.
v.intr.
To use a mop to wash or dry surfaces: mopped along the baseboards.
Phrasal Verb:
mop up
1. To clear (an area) of remaining enemy troops after a victory.
2. Informal To perform the minor tasks that conclude a project or an activity.

[Early Modern English map, mop, probably shortening of Middle English mappel, ultimately (perhaps via Medieval Latin mappula, table cloth) from Latin mappa, towel, cloth; see map.]

mop′per n.

mop

(mɒp)
n
1. (Tools) an implement with a wooden handle and a head made of twists of cotton or a piece of synthetic sponge, used for polishing or washing floors, or washing dishes
2. something resembling this, such as a tangle of hair
vb, mops, mopping or mopped
(Tools) (often foll by: up) to clean or soak up with or as if with a mop
[C15 mappe, from earlier mappel, from Medieval Latin mappula cloth, from Latin mappa napkin]

mop

(mɒp)
vb, mops, mopping or mopped
(intr) to make a grimace or sad expression (esp in the phrase mop and mow)
n
such a face or expression
[C16: perhaps from Dutch moppen to pour; compare Dutch mop pug dog]

mop

(mɒp)
n
(Historical Terms) (formerly, in various parts of England) an annual fair at which servants were hired
[C17: from the practice of servants carrying a mop, broom, or flail, etc, to signify the job sought]

mop

(mɒp)

n., v. mopped, mop•ping. n.
1. a bundle of coarse yarn, a sponge, or other absorbent material, fastened at the end of a stick or handle for washing floors, dishes, etc.
2. a thick mass of hair.
v.t.
3. to wipe, clean, or remove with a mop (often fol. by up).
4. to wipe as if with a mop.
v.i.
5. to clean or wipe with or as if with a mop (often fol. by up).
6. mop up,
a. to clear (an area, town, etc.) of remaining enemy combatants following a victory.
b. to complete, as by finishing the remaining details of a task.
[1375–1425; late Middle English mappe, ultimately derivative of Latin mapp(a) napkin]

Mop

 a bundle of coarse yarn fastened to the end of a stick, 1496; something likened to a mop.
Examples: mop of leaves, 1887; of powdered hair, 1847.

mop


Past participle: mopped
Gerund: mopping

Imperative
mop
mop
Present
I mop
you mop
he/she/it mops
we mop
you mop
they mop
Preterite
I mopped
you mopped
he/she/it mopped
we mopped
you mopped
they mopped
Present Continuous
I am mopping
you are mopping
he/she/it is mopping
we are mopping
you are mopping
they are mopping
Present Perfect
I have mopped
you have mopped
he/she/it has mopped
we have mopped
you have mopped
they have mopped
Past Continuous
I was mopping
you were mopping
he/she/it was mopping
we were mopping
you were mopping
they were mopping
Past Perfect
I had mopped
you had mopped
he/she/it had mopped
we had mopped
you had mopped
they had mopped
Future
I will mop
you will mop
he/she/it will mop
we will mop
you will mop
they will mop
Future Perfect
I will have mopped
you will have mopped
he/she/it will have mopped
we will have mopped
you will have mopped
they will have mopped
Future Continuous
I will be mopping
you will be mopping
he/she/it will be mopping
we will be mopping
you will be mopping
they will be mopping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been mopping
you have been mopping
he/she/it has been mopping
we have been mopping
you have been mopping
they have been mopping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been mopping
you will have been mopping
he/she/it will have been mopping
we will have been mopping
you will have been mopping
they will have been mopping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been mopping
you had been mopping
he/she/it had been mopping
we had been mopping
you had been mopping
they had been mopping
Conditional
I would mop
you would mop
he/she/it would mop
we would mop
you would mop
they would mop
Past Conditional
I would have mopped
you would have mopped
he/she/it would have mopped
we would have mopped
you would have mopped
they would have mopped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mop - cleaning implement consisting of absorbent material fastened to a handlemop - cleaning implement consisting of absorbent material fastened to a handle; for cleaning floors
cleaning device, cleaning equipment, cleaning implement - any of a large class of implements used for cleaning
dry mop, dust mop, dustmop - a dry swab for dusting floors
mop handle - the handle of a mop
sponge mop - a wet mop with a sponge as the absorbent
Verb1.mop - to wash or wipe with or as if with a mop; "Mop the hallway now"; "He mopped her forehead with a towel"
swab, swob - wash with a swab or a mop; "swab the ship's decks"
sponge - soak up with a sponge
imbibe, soak up, sop up, suck up, absorb, suck, take up, take in, draw - take in, also metaphorically; "The sponge absorbs water well"; "She drew strength from the minister's words"
2.mop - make a sad face and thrust out one's lower lip; "mop and mow"; "The girl pouted"
grimace, make a face, pull a face - contort the face to indicate a certain mental or emotional state; "He grimaced when he saw the amount of homework he had to do"

mop

noun
1. squeegee, sponge, swab She was standing outside the door with a mop and bucket.
2. mane, shock, mass, tangle, mat, thatch He was dark-eyed with a mop of tight curls.
verb
1. clean, wash, wipe, sponge, swab, squeegee There was a woman mopping the stairs.
mop something up
1. clean up, wash, sponge, mop, soak up, swab, wipe up, sop up A waiter mopped up the mess as best he could.
2. (Military) finish off, clear, account for, eliminate, round up, clean out, neutralize, pacify The infantry divisions mopped up remaining centres of resistance.
Translations
تَنْظيف بالمِمْسَحَهلُبْدَه من الشَّعْر الكثيفمِـمْسَحَةٌمِمْسَحَهيَمْسَح بالمِمْسَحَه
mopstírat mopemusušitutřít mopemkštice
moppesvabersvabretørremanke
moppimopata
mekana metla za pranje poda
felmosfelmosásfelmosórongyfelsúrolfeltöröl
hárlubbiòurrka/hreinsaòurrka/hreinsa meî òvegliòvegillòvo/òurrka meî òvegli
モップ
대걸레
iššluostytinusivalytiplaušinė šluotašluostasšluostymas
ērkulis, kodeļanoslaucītslaucīšanaslaucītslaucīt, berzt
šticautretie handrouutrieť handrou
brisalo z držajembrisatipobrisati
mopp
ไม้ถูพื้น
paspaspaspaslamapaspaslamaktaranmamış saçkurulamak
cây lau nhà

mop

[mɒp]
A. N
1. (for floor) → fregona f, trapeador m (LAm); (for dishes) → estropajo m
2. mop of hairpelambrera f, melena f
B. VT [+ floor] → fregar, trapear (LAm); [+ brow] → enjugar
to mop one's faceenjugarse la cara
mop up
A. VT + ADV
1. [+ spilt water] → secar; [+ floor, surface] → limpiar
you can always mop up the sauce with your breadsiempre puedes rebañar or mojar la salsa con el pan
2. (Mil) → acabar con
B. VI + ADV (= clean) → limpiar; (with mop) → pasar la fregona

mop

[ˈmɒp]
n
(for cleaning)balai m à laver
[hair, curls] → tignasse f
mop of hair → tignasse f
vt
(= wash) [+ floor] → éponger
[+ brow] → s'éponger
mop up
vt sep
[+ liquid] → éponger
(= deal with) → nettoyer
They mopped up remaining pockets of resistance → Ils ont nettoyé les dernières poches de résistance.

mop

n (= floor mop)(Nass)mop m; (= dish mop)Spülbürste f; (= sponge mop)Schwammmopp m; (inf: = hair) → Mähne f, → Zotteln pl (inf); her mop of hairihre Mähne; her mop of curlsihr Wuschelkopf m
vt floor, kitchenwischen; to mop one’s face/browsich (dat)den Schweiß vom Gesicht/von der Stirn wischen; to mop one’s eyessich (dat)die Tränen abwischen

mop

[mɒp]
1. n (for floor) → mocio m Vileda ® inv; (for dishes) → spazzolino per i piatti (fam) (hair) → cespuglio or testa di capelli
2. vt (floor) → lavare
to mop one's brow → asciugarsi la fronte
mop up vt + adv
a.asciugare con uno straccio
b. (Mil) → eliminare

mop

(mop) noun
1. a pad of sponge, or a bunch of pieces of coarse string or yarn etc, fixed on a handle, for washing floors, dishes etc.
2. a thick mass of hair. a mop of dark hair.
3. an act of mopping. He gave the floor a quick mop.
verbpast tense, past participle mopped
1. to rub or wipe with a mop. She mopped the kitchen floor.
2. to wipe or clean (eg a face covered with sweat). He mopped his brow.
mop up
to clean away using a mop, cloth etc. He mopped up the mess with his handkerchief.

mop

مِـمْسَحَةٌ mop moppe Mopp σφουγγαρίστρα fregona moppi serpillière mekana metla za pranje poda scopa a filacce モップ 대걸레 zwabber mopp mop esfregão, esfregona швабра mopp ไม้ถูพื้น paspas cây lau nhà 拖把