wash off


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Verb1.wash off - remove by the application of water or other liquid and soap or some other cleaning agentwash off - 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"
remove, take away, withdraw, take - remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"
wash, rinse - clean with some chemical process
wash out - wash free from unwanted substances, such as dirt; "Wash out your dirty shirt in the sink"
Translations

w>wash off

vi (stain, dirt)sich rauswaschen lassen; most of the pattern has washed offdas Muster ist fast ganz verwaschen
vt sepabwaschen; wash that grease off your handswasch dir die Schmiere von den Händen (ab)!
References in classic literature ?
It has fifty millions of inhabitants, and as the colour of the Filthy Pool does not wash off, they all look exactly alike.
Watchman your grandmother," I says; "there ain't nothing to watch but the texas and the pilot- house; and do you reckon anybody's going to resk his life for a texas and a pilot-house such a night as this, when it's likely to break up and wash off down the river any minute?
The peddler said it was warranted to dye any hair a beautiful raven black and wouldn't wash off.
The peddler had certainly spoken the truth when he declared that the dye wouldn't wash off, however his veracity might be impeached in other respects.
Valdez throw away yellow silk, and I take for my arrows so rain not wash off poison.
Before him a great Prophet, to proclaim His coming, is sent harbinger, who all Invites, and in the consecrated stream Pretends to wash off sin, and fit them so Purified to receive him pure, or rather To do him honour as their King.
Wash off with lukewarm water after 10 to 15 minutes.
It is a dry powder and you add water to make a paste, then you rub the paste over the metal or stone or whatever and leave for about a minute and wash off.
And Geordie lads and lasses are queueing up to get their designer spray-on inks for the weekend - but which wash off before they return to work on Monday.
And Geordie lads and lasses are queueing up to get their designer sprayon inks for the weekend, which they can wash off before they return to work on Monday.
Thermalite Top+ PEFC and Thermalite Eco+ PEFC are lightweight and, when paired with the RP45 LW adhesive, they adhere permanently to even rough or patterned surfaces for the lifetime of the label then wash off with ease leaving no residue.
com Apply to dry legs for an instant all-day tan then simply wash off.