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wash

noun
verb
phrases
noun
1 clean with waterníochán masc1  c m uthis needs a wash teastaíonn níochán uaidh seo, is gá é seo a níshe went into the bathroom to have a wash chuaigh sí isteach sa seomra folctha chun í féin a nígive it a good wash nigh go maith é, déan é a ní go maithwould you give the window a wash down? an nífeá an fhuinneog?wash and cut níochán agus bearradh 2 noun applianceniteoir masc  c m upressure wash brúniteoirjet wash scairdniteoir
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3 noun laundering processníochán masc1  c m uput all of your clothes in the wash cuir do chuid éadaigh uile sa níochán 4 noun loadníochán masc1  c m uualach níocháin 5 noun ART application of paintleachtbhrat masc1  c m uleachtdath masc  c m uwash painting pictiúr leachtdatha 6 noun coat of paintbrat masc1  c m u 7 noun literary wave, waft of musica wash of music rabharta ceoil, siansa ceoil 8 noun literary patch of lightléas masc1  c m uthe stage was bathed in a blue wash bhí an t-ardán lasta ag solas gorm, bhí léas gorm ag scaladh ar an ardán 9 noun NAUT water churned up by boatmaistreadh masc1  c m u 10 noun medical, cosmetic productionlach masc1body wash folcadh colainne 11 noun swill (for pigs)briodarnach fem  c m utriosc masc  c m u
verb
12 verb clean TRANSITIVEnigh verb  c m uto wash sth in water rud a ní as uiscethey washed their hands regularly nigh siad a lámha go rialta, ghlan siad a lámha go rialtathis jumper must be washed by hand caithfear an geansaí seo a ní de láimh 13 verb lap against TRANSITIVEtar isteach  c m uwarm waters wash the shores here tagann uisce bog isteach le cladach anseo 14 verb be swept TRANSITIVEthe bodies were washed ashore tháinig na coirp i dtírhe was washed out to sea tugadh i bhfarraige é, tharraing an sruth amach chun farraige é, scuabadh amach san fharraige é 15 verb ART coat with thin layer of paint TRANSITIVEleachtdath a chur ar 16 verb IND, CHEM purify by separation TRANSITIVEscag verb  c m uto wash gold ór a scagadh, ór a ní 17 verb clean yourself INTRANSITIVEtú féin a nídid he wash? ar nigh sé é féin? 18 verb clean clothes INTRANSITIVEnigh verb  c m uit washes better in cool water níonn sé níos fearr in uisce fionnnuar 19 verb become clean INTRANSITIVEthis cover washes easily is furasta an clúdach seo a ní 20 verb informal be credible/believed INTRANSITIVEbheith inchreidtebheith sochreidtethat excuse won't wash with her ní ghlacfaidh sise leis an leithscéal sin, ní chreidfidh sise an leithscéal sin
phrases

to come out in the wash

1 conclude satisfactorilydon't worry, it'll all come out in the wash ná bíodh imní ort, níl aon dochar déanta; ná bíodh imní ort, tiocfar ar réiteach 2 truth will eventually be revealedit'll eventually come out in the wash ní féidir an fhírinne a cheilt i bhfad, tiocfaidh an fhírinne amach ar deireadh thiar thall

one hand washes the other

gach duine ar a shon féingach duine ag tarraingt uisce ar a mhuileann féinar mhaithe leis féin a dhéanann an cat crónán proverb

to wash your dirty linen in public

(also

to wash your dirty laundry in public

) do náire a ligean leis na comharsana

to wash your hands of sb/sth

I'm washing my hands of you ní bheidh baint ná páirt agam leat níos mó, tá mise réidh leat feastathey washed their hands of the project chaith siad a hata leis an tionscadal, d'éirigh siad as an tionscadal, d'fhág siad an tionscadal ina ndiaidh

wash your mouth out!

(also

wash your mouth out with soap and water!

) informal glan amach do bhéal!stad den droch-chaint!caith uait an droch-chaint!stad den chaint cháidheach sin!éirigh as an ngraostacht!

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