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British English: /wʌɪp/
American English: /waɪp/

Translation of wipe in French:


  • 1 (act of wiping) (with dry cloth)
    coup (m) de torchon
    (with wet cloth) coup (m) d'éponge
    to give something a wipe
    essuyer quelque chose (table, work surface)
    nettoyer quelque chose (bath, sink)
  • 2 (disposable cloth)
    tampon (m)
    antiseptic wipe
    lingette (f) antiseptique
    baby wipes
    lingettes (fpl) pour bébé
    surface wipe
    lingette nettoyante
  • 3 (Cinema)
    effaçage (m)

transitive verb

  • 1 (mop)
    essuyer (part of body, crockery, surface) (on sur) (with avec)
    she wiped her eyes
    elle s'est essuyé les yeux
    he wiped the sweat from his eyes
    il s'est essuyé la sueur qui lui coulait dans les yeux
    to wipe one's nose
    se moucher
    she wiped the baby's nose
    elle a mouché le bébé
    to wipe one's bottom
    se torcher
    she wiped the baby's bottom
    elle a torché le bébé
    to wipe something clean
    essuyer quelque chose
    ‘please wipe your feet’ (sign)
    ‘prière de s'essuyer les pieds’
    wipe that smile/grin off your face!
    cesse de sourire/de ricaner!
  • 2 (Cinema, Computing, Radio, Television)

Phrasal verbs

wipe away

wipe away [something], wipe [something] away
essuyer (tears, sweat)
faire partir (dirt, mark)

wipe down

wipe down [something], wipe [something] down
nettoyer (wall, floor)

wipe off

wipe off [something], wipe [something] off 1.1
faire partir (dirt, mark)
1.2 (Audio, Cinema, Computing)

wipe out

wipe out [something], wipe [something] out 1.1 [literal] (clean)
nettoyer (container, cupboard)
1.2 (Audio, Cinema, Computing) 1.3 [figurative] (cancel)
effacer (memory, past)
liquider (debt)
annuler (chances, inflation, gains, losses)
(kill) anéantir (species, enemy, population)
1.4 [informal] (Sport) (defeat)
lessiver [informal]

wipe up

1 wipe up 2 wipe up [something], wipe [something] up
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