Translation of wipe in Spanish:

wipe

Pronunciation: /waɪp/

noun/nombre

  • 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 (feminine) baby wipe toallita (feminine) húmeda ([ para bebé ])
    More example sentences
    • 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.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 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) (+ adverb complement/+ adverbio predicativo) she wiped the mud off her hands se limpió el barro de las manos he wiped the tears from his eyes se secó or [literary/literario] 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 1.3 (erase) [hard disk/data] borrar 1.4 (rub) (+ adverb complement/+ adverbio predicativo) [cloth/rag] pasar he wiped a handkerchief over his face se pasó un pañuelo por la cara

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

Phrasal verbs

wipe away

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
(remove) [tears] secar*, enjugar* [literary/literario]; [blood] limpiar; [memory] borrar

wipe down

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
(clean) limpiar, pasarle un trapo a

wipe off

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento 1.1 (remove) [mud/oil] limpiar she wiped off what was on the blackboard borró la pizarra 1.2 (erase) [recording] borrar 1.1verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio [mud/mark] salir*

wipe out

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
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; [Computing/Informática] borrar 1.5 (exhaust) [colloquial/familiar] dejar hecho polvo [colloquial/familiar], dejar de cama (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) [colloquial/familiar], dejar mamado (Colombia) (Venezuela) [colloquial/familiar]

wipe over

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento (British English/inglés británico)
pasarle un trapo a

wipe up

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento 1.1 (clean up) limpiar 1.2 [dishes] secar* 1.1verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio (British English/inglés británico) secar*

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