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Related to wipe off: wipe away, wipe up, call on, wipe off the map
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|Verb||1.||wipe off - remove by wiping |
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"
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"
|2.||wipe off - remove by or as if by rubbing or erasing; "Please erase the formula on the blackboard--it is wrong!"|
sponge - erase with a sponge; as of words on a blackboard
mark → weg- or abwischen; (from blackboard also) → ab- or auslöschen; wipe that smile off your face (inf) → hör auf zu grinsen (inf); I’ll soon wipe that smile off his face (inf) → dem wird bald das Lachen vergehen; to be wiped off the map or the face of the earth → von der Landkarte or Erdoberfläche getilgt werden