Definition of "Wash" :
noun: the work of cleansing (usually with soap and water)
noun: any enterprise in which losses and gains cancel out
"At the end of the year the accounting department showed that it was a wash."
noun: garments or white goods that can be cleaned by laundering
noun: a watercolor made by applying a series of monochrome washes one over the other
noun: a thin coat of water-base paint
noun: the dry bed of an intermittent stream (as at the bottom of a canyon)
noun: the flow of air that is driven backwards by an aircraft propeller
noun: the erosive process of washing away soil or gravel by water (as from a roadway)
"From the house they watched the washout of their newly seeded lawn by the water."
verb: to cleanse (itself or another animal) by licking
"The cat washes several times a day."
verb: cleanse (one's body) with soap and water
verb: wash or flow against
verb: make moist
verb: form by erosion
"The river washed a ravine into the mountainside."
verb: remove by the application of water or other liquid and soap or some other cleaning agent
"He washed the dirt from his coat."
verb: apply a thin coating of paint, metal, etc., to
verb: clean with some chemical process
verb: cleanse with a cleaning agent, such as soap, and water
"Wash the towels, please!."
verb: separate dirt or gravel from (precious minerals)
verb: move by or as if by water
"The swollen river washed away the footbridge."
verb: admit to testing or proof
"This silly excuse won't wash in traffic court."
verb: be capable of being washed
"Does this material wash?."