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wash away

1 (v + adv) clean off
TRANSITIVEnigh verb  c m uglan verb  c m uwash away that dirt off the window glan an salachar sin den fhuinneog
INTRANSITIVEthe dye washes away imíonn an dath sa níochán, imíonn an dath as, is féidir an dath a ní as
2 (v + adv) literary REL cleanse TRANSITIVEnigh verb  c m uglan verb  c m uhis sins were washed away glanadh ar shiúl a chuid peacaí, maitheadh a chuid peacaí dó
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3 (v + adv) sweep off TRANSITIVEscuab chun bealaightabhair chun siúilthe car was washed away in the flood thug an fuarlach leis an carr, scuabadh an carr chun siúil sa tuilethe blood is washed clean away níl rian den fhuil fágtha, tá an fhuil ar fad nite chun siúil 4 verb (v + adv) erode
TRANSITIVEscuab chun bealaightabhair ar shiúltabhair leat  c m uthe rain washes away the soil tugann an bháisteach an ithir chun siúil, creimeann an bháisteach an ithirthe bank will be washed away imeoidh an bruach le sruth
INTRANSITIVEimigh le sruthimigh chun bealaighthe road is washing away tá an bóthar ag imeacht le sruth, tá an bóthar á chreimeadh
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