Wipe clean; expunge; purge; purify
(Alternate spelling: bowdlerise)
1. Expurgate, especially too strictly.
2. To edit by omitting or modifying parts considered indelicate; SYN. bowdlerise, expurgate, shorten.
1. To make clean by removing dirt, filth, or unwanted substances from; SYN. make clean.
2. To remove all contents or possession from, or empty completely; SYN. strip.
3. To remove unwanted substances from, such as feathers or pits, as of chickens or fruit; SYN. pick.
4. To remove shells or husks from.
5. To be cleanable.
6. To remove while making clean.
Sinonimi: clear out
1. To deprive completely of money or goods.
2. To empty completely; SYN. clear out.
1. To dispose of.
2. To make a big profit; often in a short period of time.
3. To make oneself presentable or neat.
To clean one's body or parts thereof, as by washing; SYN. clean.
1. To remove objects of obstruction
2. To clear from impurities, blemishes, pollution, etc.
3. To go away or disappear
4. To make a way or path by removing objects:
5. To make clear, bright, light, or translucent
6. To pass by, over, or under without making contact; SYN. top.
7. To remove (people) from a building
8. To remove the occupants of
9. To rid of instructions or data
10. To sell
11. To settle, as of a debt
12. To free from payment of customs duties, as of a shipment
13. To pass an inspection or receive authorization
14. To be debited and credited to the proper bank accounts
To restore a device to a prescribed initial state, usually the zero state.
Sinonimi: have a bowel movement | shi | take a shi | take a cra | cra
To have a bowel movement; SYN. have a bowel movement, shi, take a shi, take a cra, cra.
Refine; remove impurities from; excrete.
To wash off; cleanse
To remove the entrails of; SYN. eviscerate, draw.
1. To pull, as against a resistance.
2. To move slowly and as if with great effort.
3. To persuade to come away from something attractive or interesting.
4. To proceed for an extended period of time; SYN. drag on, drag out.
5. To lag or linger behind; SYN. trail, get behind, hang back, drop behind.
6. To use a computer mouse to move icons on the screen and select commands from a menu.
ETYM Latin elutus, p. p. of eluers to elute; e + luere to wash.
To wash out with a solvent, as in chromatography.
Wash out; purify or separate by washing.
1. To empty completely.
2. To excrete or discharge from the body; SYN. void, eliminate, empty.
3. To move out of an unsafe location into safety.
4. To move people from their homes or country.
5. To create a vacuum in (a bulb, flask, reaction vessel, etc.); SYN. exhaust.
1. To rid of impurities
2. To clear of a charge.
3. To oust politically
4. To cause to excrete or evacuate, as of the bowels.
1. To declare holy or pure or free from sin; SYN. sanctify.
2. To remove impurities from; SYN. sublimate, make pure, distill.
1. To attenuate or reduce in vigor, strength, or validity by polishing or purifying
2. To make more precise or increase the discriminatory powers of
3. To reduce to a fine, unmixed, or pure state; separate from extraneous matter or cleanse from impurities
4. To treat or prepare so as to put in a usable condition
1. To set anew
2. To set to zero
1. To bear seeds.
2. To plant or spread seeds
3. To go to seed; shed seeds
4. To remove the seeds form, as of grapes.
5. To inoculate with microorganisms.
6. To distribute (players or teams) so that outstanding teams or players will not meet in the early rounds; as of a tennis or golf player.
(Irregular preterit, past participle: swept).
1. To clean by sweeping.
2. To move with sweeping, effortless, gliding motions; SYN. sail.
3. To sweep with a broom or as if with a broom; SYN. broom.
4. To win an overwhelming victory in or on.
1. To cleanse (one's body) with soap and water; SYN. lave.
2. To cleanse with a cleaning agent, such as soap, and water; SYN. launder.
3. To clean with some chemical process; SYN. rinse.
4. To be capable of being washed
5. To remove by the application of water or other liquid and soap or some other cleaning agent:; SYN. wash-off, wash away.
6. To move by or as if by water
7. To move by or as if by water
8. To form by erosion:
9. To separate dirt or gravel from (precious minerals).
10. To apply a thin coating of paint, metal, etc., to.