Pronunciation of Wash  


English Meaning

To cleanse by ablution, or dipping or rubbing in water; to apply water or other liquid to for the purpose of cleansing; to scrub with water, etc., or as with water; as, to wash the hands or body; to wash garments; to wash sheep or wool; to wash the pavement or floor; to wash the bark of trees.

  1. To cleanse, using water or other liquid, usually with soap, detergent, or bleach, by immersing, dipping, rubbing, or scrubbing: wash one's hands; wash windows.
  2. To soak, rinse out, and remove (dirt or stain) with or as if with water: wash grease out of overalls.
  3. To make moist or wet; drench: Tears washed the child's cheeks.
  4. To flow over, against, or past: waves that washed the sandy shores.
  5. To carry, erode, remove, or destroy by the action of moving water: Heavy rains washed the topsoil away.
  6. To rid of corruption or guilt; cleanse or purify: wash sins away.
  7. To cover or coat with a watery layer of paint or other coloring substance.
  8. Chemistry To purify (a gas) by passing through or over a liquid, as to remove soluble matter.
  9. Chemistry To pass a solvent, such as distilled water, through (a precipitate).
  10. To separate constituents of (an ore) by immersion in or agitation with water.
  11. To cause to undergo a swirling action: washed the tea around in the cup.
  12. To cleanse something in or by means of water or other liquid.
  13. To undergo washing without fading or other damage: This fabric will wash.
  14. Informal To hold up under examination; be convincing: "That [proclamation], of course, will not wash” ( John Hughes).
  15. To flow, sweep, or beat with a characteristic lapping sound: Waves washed over the pilings.
  16. To be carried away, removed, or drawn by the action of water.
  17. The act or process of washing or cleansing.
  18. A quantity of articles washed or intended for washing: The wash is on the back porch.
  19. Waste liquid; swill.
  20. Fermented liquid from which liquor is distilled.
  21. A preparation or product used in washing or coating.
  22. A cosmetic or medicinal liquid, such as a mouthwash.
  23. A thin layer of watercolor or India ink spread on a drawing.
  24. A light tint or hue: "a wash of red sunset” ( Thomas Pynchon).
  25. A rush or surge of water or waves.
  26. The sound of this rush or surge.
  27. Removal or erosion of soil by the action of moving water.
  28. A deposit of recently eroded debris.
  29. Low or marshy ground washed by tidal waters.
  30. A stretch of shallow water.
  31. Western U.S. The dry bed of a stream.
  32. Turbulence in air or water caused by the motion or action of an oar, propeller, jet, or airfoil.
  33. Informal An activity, action, or enterprise that yields neither marked gain nor marked loss: "[The company] doesn't do badly. That is, it's a wash” ( Harper's).
  34. Used for washing.
  35. Being such that washing is possible; washable.
  36. wash down To clean by washing with water from top to bottom: wash down the walls.
  37. wash down To follow the ingestion of (food, for example) with the ingestion of a liquid: washed the cake down with coffee.
  38. wash out To remove or be removed by washing.
  39. wash out To cause to fade by laundering: color that had been washed out by bleach.
  40. wash out To carry or wear away or be carried or worn away by the action of moving water: The river rose and washed out the dam. The road has washed out five miles down the mountain.
  41. wash out To deplete or become depleted of vitality: By evening, I was washed out from overwork.
  42. wash out To eliminate or be eliminated as unsatisfactory: a football player who was washed out; an officer candidate who washed out after one month.
  43. wash out To cause (an event) to be rained out.
  44. wash up To wash one's hands.
  45. wash up Chiefly British To wash dishes after a meal.
  46. wash up To burn out; exhaust: all washed up as a politician.
  47. come out in the wash Slang To be revealed eventually: The real reasons for her resignation will come out in the wash.
  48. come out in the wash Slang To turn out well in the end: Don't worry: this project will come out in the wash.
  49. wash (one's) hands of To refuse to accept responsibility for.
  50. wash (one's) hands of To abandon; renounce.

Malayalam Meaning

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× പ്രക്ഷാളനം - Prakshaalanam | Prakshalanam
× കഴുകുക - Kazhukuka
× സ്നാനം ചെയ്യുക - Snaanam Cheyyuka | Snanam Cheyyuka
× മഴക്കുക - Mazhakkuka
× ആചമിക്കുക - Aachamikkuka | achamikkuka
× ശുദ്ധമാക്കുക - Shuddhamaakkuka | Shudhamakkuka
× നേര്‍മ്മയായി പൂശുക - Ner‍mmayaayi Pooshuka | Ner‍mmayayi Pooshuka
× ക്ഷാളനം ചെയ്യുക - Kshaalanam Cheyyuka | Kshalanam Cheyyuka
× കഴുകല്‍ - Kazhukal‍


The Usage is actually taken from the Verse(s) of English+Malayalam Holy Bible.

Numbers 19:21

It shall be a perpetual statute for them. He who sprinkles the water of purification shall wash his clothes; and he who touches the water of purification shall be unclean until evening.

ഇതു അവർക്കും എന്നേക്കുാമുള്ള ചട്ടം ആയിരിക്കേണം; ശുദ്ധീകരണ ജലം തളിക്കുന്നവൻ വസ്ത്രം അലക്കേണം; ശുദ്ധീകരണ ജലം തൊടുന്നവനും സന്ധ്യവരെ അശുദ്ധൻ ആയിരിക്കേണം.

Mark 7:3

For the Pharisees and all the Jews do not eat unless they wash their hands in a special way, holding the tradition of the elders.

പരീശന്മാരും യെഹൂദന്മാർ ഒക്കെയും പൂർവ്വന്മാരുടെ സന്പ്രദായം പ്രമാണിച്ചു കൈ നന്നായി കഴുകീട്ടല്ലാതെ ഭക്ഷണം കഴിക്കയില്ല.

Leviticus 16:24

And he shall wash his body with water in a holy place, put on his garments, come out and offer his burnt offering and the burnt offering of the people, and make atonement for himself and for the people.

അവൻ ഒരു വിശുദ്ധസ്ഥലത്തുവെച്ചു വെള്ളംകൊണ്ടു ദേഹം കഴുകി സ്വന്തവസ്ത്രം ധരിച്ചു പുറത്തു വന്നു തന്റെ ഹോമയാഗവും ജനത്തിന്റെ ഹോമയാഗവും അർപ്പിച്ചു തനിക്കും ജനത്തിന്നും വേണ്ടി പ്രായശ്ചിത്തം കഴിക്കേണം.


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