Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: wipe
IPA transcription: [w'aɪp]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: rub, wipe
    Meaning: the act of rubbing or wiping; "he gave the hood a quick rub"
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: wipe, pass_over
    Meaning: rub with a circular motion; "wipe the blackboard"; "He passed his hands over the soft cloth"
Usage examples
  • Wipe out this fascinating genetic pool?
  • Wipe your feet, and take your cap off.'
  • He is quite prepared to wipe us all out.
  • Never wipe it with a dry chamois skin or silk cloth.
  • Let me wipe off that strawberry jam over your mouth."
  • Whistle when you're ready and I'll wipe the dishes for you."
  • Drain, wipe dry, and soak for an hour in a marinade of oil and vinegar.
  • Civilization should wipe away our tears, and yet we weep and cannot be comforted.
  • Now and then it would swoop back to the ledge beside David and wipe the sweat from its brow.
  • Robin's aunt when she came and tried to comfort him used to shake her head and wipe her eyes.