Definition of Wipe

1. Noun. The act of rubbing or wiping. "He gave the hood a quick rub"

Exact synonyms: Rub
Generic synonyms: Contact, Physical Contact
Specialized synonyms: Scuff
Derivative terms: Rub, Rub



2. Verb. Rub with a circular motion. "He passed his hands over the soft cloth"
Exact synonyms: Pass Over
Generic synonyms: Rub
Specialized synonyms: Sponge, Squeegee, Broom, Sweep, Towel, Whisk, Whisk Off
Also: Pass, Wipe Away, Wipe Off, Wipe Off, Wipe Out
Derivative terms: Wiper, Wiper, Wiper

Definition of Wipe

1. n. The lapwing.

2. v. t. To rub with something soft for cleaning; to clean or dry by rubbing; as, to wipe the hands or face with a towel.

3. n. Act of rubbing, esp. in order to clean.

4. n. The lapwing.

5. v. t. To rub with something soft for cleaning; to clean or dry by rubbing; as, to wipe the hands or face with a towel.

6. n. Act of rubbing, esp. in order to clean.

Definition of Wipe

1. Verb. (transitive) To move an object over, maintaining contact, with the intention of removing some substance from the surface. (''cf.'' rub) ¹

2. Verb. (transitive computing) To erase. ¹

3. Noun. A soft piece of cloth or cloth-like material used for wiping. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Wipe

1. to rub lightly in order to clean or dry [v WIPED, WIPING, WIPES]

Medical Definition of Wipe

1. The lapwing. Origin: Cf. Sw. Vipa, Dan. Vibe, the lapwing. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Wipe

wintlers
wintles
wintling
wintrier
wintriest
wintrily
wintriness
wintrinesses
wintry
wintry shower
wintry showers
winy
winze
winzes
wipable
wipe (current term)
wipe-out
wipe-outs
wipe away
wipe off
wipe out
wipe somebody's eye
wipe the floor
wipe the slate clean
wipe up
wipeable
wiped
wiped out
wiped out(p)
wipeout

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