There are 3 translations of wash in Spanish:

wash1

Pronunciation: /wɔːʃ; wɒʃ/

n

  • 1 c 1.1 (act) I'll give the car/the carpet a wash voy a lavar el coche/la alfombra, voy a darle una lavada al coche/a la alfombra (AmL) give your face a good wash lávate bien la cara I'll give my hair a wash me voy a lavar la cabeza or el pelo to have a wash lavarse 1.2 (in washing machine) lavado (m) prewash and wash prelavado (m) y lavado (before n) wash cycle/program ciclo (m)/programa (m) de lavado 1.3 (laundry) I do a wash every Monday los lunes lavo la ropa or (Esp tb) hago la colada your shirt is in the wash (with the dirty laundry) tu camisa está con la ropa sucia; (being washed) tu camisa está lavándose the colors ran in the wash los colores destiñeron al lavarlo it will all come out in the wash [colloquial/familiar] (things will sort themselves out) todo se va a arreglar; (all will be revealed) ya se revelará todo
  • 2 u 2.1 (sound of waves) chapoteo (m) the gentle wash of the waves on the shore el suave batir de las olas contra la orilla 2.2 (left by boat, plane) estela (f)

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vt

  • 1 1.1 (clean) [shirt/car/fruit] lavar ; [floor] fregar* , lavar (esp AmL) to wash one's face/hair lavarse la cara/la cabeza or el pelo to wash the dishes fregar* or lavar los platos don't try to wash the stain off no intentes quitar la mancha to wash the shampoo out of one's hair enjuagarse* or (Esp) aclararse el pelo 1.2 (for gold) [gravel/mud] lavar
  • 2 2.1 (carry away) arrastrar the body had been washed ashore by the tide la corriente había arrastrado el cuerpo hasta la orilla the wave nearly washed him overboard la ola casi lo arrojó por la borda see also wash away , wash up 2.2 (lap) [literario/literary] bañar [literario/literary] the sound of the waves washing the shore el sonido de las olas al bañar la orilla

vi

  • 2 (come clean) this shirt washes well esta camisa se lava bien the mud will wash off easily será fácil quitar(le) el barro it won't wash [colloquial/familiar] no va a colar [familiar/colloquial] her excuses just won't wash with me any more no me voy a volver a tragar sus excusas [familiar/colloquial]
  • 3 [wave/water] (+ adv compl) the water washed against the rocks el agua batía contra las rocas see also wash over

Phrasal verbs

wash away

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
1.1 (carry away) [hut/bridge/pier] llevarse , arrasar con 1.2 (cleanse) [dirt/stains] quitar (lavando); [sins] quitar

wash down

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
1.1 (clean) [paintwork/wall] lavar 1.2 (accompany) [colloquial/familiar] a plate of pasta washed down with the local wine un plato de pasta acompañado del vino de la región or rociado con el vino de la región

wash out

v + o + adv, v + adv + o 1.1 [sink/cloth] (clean) lavar ; (rinse) enjuagar* go and wash your mouth out vete a lavar esa boca con jabón 1.2 (remove) [color] desteñir* 1.3 (prevent, spoil) [colloquial/familiar] heavy rain washed out most of the games fuertes lluvias hicieron que se cancelara la mayoría de los partidos 1.1v + adv 2.1 (disappear) the stain will wash out la mancha saldrá or se quitará al lavarlo 2.2 (fail course) (AmE) [slang/argot], ser* reprobado, suspender (Esp)

wash over

v + prep + o
[waves/water] bañar to let sth wash over one she lets their criticism wash over her sus críticas le resbalan I don't pay any attention to their quarreling, I just let it all wash over me sus peleas me tienen sin cuidado: los oigo como quien oye llover I let the music wash over me dejé que la música me envolviera, me dejé llevar por la música

wash up

v + adv 1.1 (wash oneself) (AmE) lavarse 1.2 (float ashore) ser* traído por la corriente 1.3 (wash dishes) (BrE) lavar los platos, fregar* (los platos) 1.1v + o + adv, v + adv + o 2.1 (deposit) (usu pass) to be washed up [body/debris/wreckage] ser* traído por la corriente 2.2 [dishes] (BrE) lavar , fregar*

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Wash

  • Washington

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