usage: remove by the application of water or other liquid and soap or some other cleaning agent; "he washed the dirt from his coat"; "The nurse washed away the blood"; "Can you wash away the spots on the windows?"; "he managed to wash out the stains"
10. wash, erode, eat away, fret
usage: form by erosion; "The river washed a ravine into the mountainside"
11. moisten, wash, dampen, wet
usage: make moist; "The dew moistened the meadows"
12. lave, lap, wash, flow
usage: wash or flow against; "the waves laved the shore"
13. wash, cleanse, clean
usage: to cleanse (itself or another animal) by licking; "The cat washes several times a day"
1. washed, water-washed, clean (vs. dirty)
usage: clean by virtue of having been washed in water
2. washed, wet (vs. dry)
usage: wet as from washing; sometimes used in combination; "rain-washed"