There are 2 translations of wipe in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /waɪp/


  • 1.1 (action) give the table a wipe with a damp cloth pásale un trapo húmedo a la mesa give your nose a wipe límpiate la nariz 1.2 (cloth) toallita (f) baby wipe toallita (f) húmeda (para bebé)
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    • I keep a box of final wipes in my desk at work and grab one or two when ever I go to the bathroom.
    • I go back into the bathroom to wash my face and see that the daughter, who insisted on helping me clean the tub and the floor, threw some of the used baby wipes in the toilet.
    • Jackie Rose never planned to buy the toilet wipes.

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There are 2 translations of wipe in Spanish:



  • 1.1 (clean) [floor/table/window] limpiar, pasarle un trapo a; [dishes] secar* she wiped the mirror clean limpió el espejo (con un trapo) wipe your nose límpiate la nariz wipe your feet on the mat límpiate los pies en el felpudo 1.2 (remove) (+ adv compl) she wiped the mud off her hands se limpió el barro de las manos he wiped the tears from his eyes se secó or [literario/literary] se enjugó las lágrimas she had completely wiped the incident from her memory había borrado totalmente el incidente de su memoria you can wipe that grin off your face! ¡más vale que no te rías! this species has been wiped from o off the face of the earth esta especie ha desaparecido de la faz de la tierra or ha sido exterminada
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    • Suddenly the Gats treaty is not about trade at all, but a sly means to wipe away restrictions on business and industry, foreign and local.
    • I still have lots and was pleased to discover that a five year rest was sufficient to wipe away burnout.
    • Hopefully this change will not wipe away traces of the past, however horrific, before you have a chance to go there.
    1.3 (erase) [hard disk/data] borrar 1.4 (rub) (+ adv compl) [cloth/rag] pasar he wiped a handkerchief over his face se pasó un pañuelo por la cara
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    • Lidiah replied holding up her dagger to the sun rays before bringing it back down to a piece of cloth to wipe it gently.
    • Remsi, who was dying a piece of cloth red, wiped his hands clean, though they remained stained, stood up, and held his hand out.
    • I picked the cloth up and wiped my face as clean as I could, I gave my hands a quick wipe and put the cloth back on the table.
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    • She wiped mud, dirt and tears off her face and snatched the paper.
    • Balen picks up the stone and wipes the sand and dirt from it.
    • He sniffed, wiping the dirt and tears off his face, though also smearing.
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    • There was a strange lack of activity at the Astoria when Astor looked in at the end of the afternoon after wiping a swipe card through a reader to gain access to the lobby.


Phrasal verbs

wipe away

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
(remove) [tears] secar*, enjugar* [literario/literary]; [blood] limpiar; [memory] borrar

wipe down

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
(clean) limpiar, pasarle un trapo a

wipe off

v + o + adv, v + adv + o 1.1 (remove) [mud/oil] limpiar she wiped off what was on the blackboard borró la pizarra 1.2 (erase) [recording] borrar 1.1v + adv [mud/mark] salir*

wipe out

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
1.1 (clean) [bowl/saucepan] limpiar, pasarle un trapo a 1.2 (cancel) [deficit] cancelar; [lead/advantage] eliminar 1.3 (destroy, eradicate) [species/population] exterminar; [resistance] acabar con; [disease] erradicar*; [army] aniquilar 1.4 (erase) [marks/writing] borrar; [memory] borrar; [Comput] borrar 1.5 (exhaust) [colloquial/familiar] dejar hecho polvo [familiar/colloquial], dejar de cama (RPl) [familiar/colloquial], dejar mamado (Col, Ven) [familiar/colloquial]

wipe over

v + o + adv, v + adv + o (BrE)
pasarle un trapo a

wipe up

v + o + adv, v + adv + o 1.1 (clean up) limpiar 1.2 [dishes] secar* 1.1v + adv (BrE) secar*

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