Translation of wash in French:


Pronunciation: /wɒʃ/


  • 2 (laundry process) lavage (m) weekly wash lessive (f) hebdomadaire in the wash (about to be cleaned) au sale (being cleaned); au lavage

/wɒʃ; (AmE) wɔːʃ/ vt


  • 2 (do laundry) faire la lessive

Phrasal verbs

wash away

emporter [structure, debris, person]

wash up

(BrE) (do dishes) faire la vaisselle 1.1 (AmE) (clean oneself) faire un brin de toilette [fam]
(clean) laver [plate]; nettoyer [pan] 1.1 [tide] rejeter [debris]

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