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wipe

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noun
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verb
1 verb clean (table, floor, face, etc) TRANSITIVEglan verb  c m uhe wiped the floor with a mop ghlan sé an t-urlár le mapashe wiped the picture with a cloth chuimil sí éadach den phictiúrto wipe your nose do shrón a ghlanadhhe wiped his hands on his jacket ghlan sé a lámha ar a chasógwipe your feet on the way in glan do chosa ar do bhealach isteach to wipe sth clean rud a ghlanadh to wipe sth dry with a towel rud a thriomú le tuáille 2 verb make wiping movement with TRANSITIVEcuimil verb  c m ushe wiped her hand over her brow chuimil sí a lámh thar a héadan, chuimil sí a lámh dá héadan
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3 verb remove (dirt, stain, etc) TRANSITIVEglan verb  c m ucuimil verb  c m uto wipe the sweat from your forehead an t-allas a chuimilt de chlár d'éadainto wipe sth away rud a ghlanadh ar shiúl, rud a ghlanadh chun siúil 4 verb dry with tea towel TRANSITIVEtriomaigh verb  c m u 5 verb apply (cream, oil, etc) TRANSITIVEcuimil verb  c m uto wipe sth on to sth rud a chuimilt ar rudthey wiped the worktop with detergent chuimil siad glantach ar an gcuntar oibre 6 verb COMP erase TRANSITIVEglan verb  c m u 7 verb remove completely TRANSITIVEglan verb  c m uto wipe sth off sth rud a ghlanadh de rud, rud a bhaint de rud to wipe sth off the map rud a ghlanadh de dhroim an domhain to wipe sth off the face of the earth rud a ghlanadh de dhroim an domhain, rud a dhíothú ar fad ar fad to wipe the smile off sb's face an straois a bhaint de phus duine to wipe sth from your memory rud a ghlanadh as do chuimhne 8 verb reduce in value or amount TRANSITIVEglan verb  c m ubain verb  c m uthe crash wiped millions off the company's value bhain an tobthitim na milliúin de luach an chomhlachtashe wiped two seconds off her own record bhain sí dhá shoicind dá curiarracht féin
noun
9 noun cleancuimilt fem2  c m uto give sth a wipe cuimilt a thabhairt do rudhe gave the table a quick wipe with a cloth ghlan sé an bord go tapa le ceirt 10 noun COSM moist tissueceirtín masc4  c m uwet wipe ceirtín tais
phrases

to wipe the floor with sb

informal 1 surpassbheith i bhfad Éireann níos fearr ná duineduine a bhualadh amach 2 defeatduine a ghreadadhgreadadh a thabhairt do dhuinescrios a dhéanamh ar dhuine 3 verbally abuse sbíde béil a thabhairt do dhuineíde na muc agus na madraí a thabhairt do dhuine informalgreadadh a thabhairt do dhuinescrios a dhéanamh ar dhuine

to wipe the slate clean

tosú ón tús arístosú nua as an bpíosatosú as an nua

to wipe sb's eye

sop na geire a chuimilt de dhuine

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