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Verb
To rub a surface with a cloth, paper or one's hand
“He proceeded to wipe the table and to dry the tabletop.”
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To remove a substance by rubbing
“On a personal note, Kleenex is indebted to him for all the tissues that girls have used to wipe away tears and heartbreak.”
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To apply a substance by rubbing
“Take a paper towel and wipe the lemon scent around the sink.”
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To delete or remove all traces of
“My real concern is that someone has chosen to wipe the files rather than blow a loud whistle.”
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To clean, especially with force
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To remove or clear a block or obstruction from
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To dismiss idly with contempt or derision
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The act, or an instance of, wiping or rubbing
“Don't forget to give it a good wipe before you use it again.”
Noun
A square of cotton or other finely woven material intended for wiping one's nose
Noun
A piece of cloth for cleaning or covering something, e.g. a dishcloth or a tablecloth
Noun
A small piece of soft, absorbent material used to treat wounds or for other medical purposes
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