Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: washed
IPA transcription: [w'ɑʃt]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: washed, water-washed
    Meaning: clean by virtue of having been washed in water
Usage examples
  • He was merciful and washed away my sins.
  • Supper over and dishes washed, we retired.
  • The anger washed away the fear and brought him back to reality.
  • "Unless you washed the dust down just once in a while," said Major Flint.
  • "It's all washed out," said Polly, smoothing it out, "when you staid out in the rain."
  • He shaved after dinner, and washed hisself all over after the girls was done the dishes.
  • Meaning you fight back all the time, if you don't want to be washed under by the flood."
  • She fell on her knees before him and washed his wounds one by one, and laid healing herbs upon them.
  • All hands sat down to the evening meal after the men had washed up, in most instances without removing their hats.
  • A rain lasting two days and a night washed the roads of snow and turned the fast disappearing drifts to a dirty yellow hue.