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Synonyms of wipe in English:


  • 1 Beth wiped the kitchen table with a damp cloth
    rub, clean, mop, sponge, swab;
    dry, polish;
    Scottish & Northern English  dight
  • 2 he wiped the marks off the window
    remove, get rid of, dispose of, take off, erase, efface
  • 3 they wiped up the mess
    clean up, clear up, mop up, sponge up;
    remove, get rid of
  • 4 she wiped the unpleasant memory from her mind
    obliterate, expunge, erase, blot out, remove, remove all traces of, blank out
  • Phrases

    wipe someone/something out
    soldiers wiped out an entire village in Lampung province
    destroy, annihilate, eradicate, eliminate, extirpate;
    demolish, raze to the ground, level
    North American informal waste
    literary slay


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  • Bert gave the table a final wipe
    rub, clean, mop, sponge, swab, polish
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