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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwipewipe1 /waΙͺp/ ●●● S3 verb πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 clean/rub [transitive] a) CLEANto rub a surface with something in order to remove dirt, liquid etcwipe something with something πŸ”Š Wipe the table with a damp cloth. πŸ”Š Bill wiped his eyes (=wiped the tears from his face) and apologized. πŸ”Š He pulled a handkerchief from his pocket and wiped his nose. b) to clean something by rubbing it against a surfacewipe something on something πŸ”Š He wiped his mouth on the back of his hand.β–Ί see thesaurus at clean2 remove dirt [transitive always + adverb/preposition]CLEAN to remove liquid, dirt, or marks by wipingwipe something off/from etc something πŸ”Š Kim wiped the sweat from her face.3 computer/tape [transitive]TCRTD to remove all the information that is stored on a tape, video, or computer disk4 β†’ wipe something from your mind/memory5 β†’ wipe the floor with somebody6 β†’ wipe the slate clean7 β†’ wipe the smile/grin off somebody’s face8 β†’ wipe something off the face of the earth/wipe something off the map9 plates/cups etc [intransitive, transitive]DHC to dry plates, cups etc that have been washed syn dry πŸ”Š You wash, I’ll wipe. β†’ wipe something ↔ away β†’ wipe something ↔ down β†’ wipe something off something β†’ wipe out β†’ wipe something ↔ upβ†’ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
wipeβ€’ Dunne put his sleeve to the glass and wiped a half circle clean.β€’ Finally, used lemon halves are perfect for wiping away smells from chopping boards.β€’ Every memory, every thought, every trace of her identity was wiped from her mind.β€’ He was so fastidious that he invariably wiped his cutlery with eighteen linen napkins before every meal.β€’ Wiping his oily hands on a piece of cloth, he reached into his pocket and handed me the bill.β€’ If you spill any paint, wipe it up immediately.β€’ Ask the waitress to wipe off the table.β€’ On the other hand, to establish a religion that would wipe out all chance of internal troubles.β€’ All she had loved, wiped out in a second.β€’ But in other places, those who resisted were wiped out to the man.β€’ To have these hostages to fortune wipes the smile from many a woman's face.β€’ The waiter was wiping the tables.β€’ Wipe up all that mess before you begin cooking.β€’ Wipe your face. There's chocolate all around your mouth.β€’ Wipe your feet before you come in.wiped ... eyesβ€’ When I tried to get Chizuko to talk some more, she merely wiped her eyes and apologized for causing a scene.β€’ I wiped my eyes and felt a bit better, knowing that Granny was taking my message with her to heaven.β€’ She wiped her eyes and let the clutch in.β€’ His voice quivered with emotion, he sniffed and wiped his eyes and took some time to recover.β€’ Omite wiped her eyes as she ate.β€’ She wiped her eyes as she spoke of her friend, whom she had not seen since they were children.β€’ She wiped her eyes with a lace handkerchief and he caught the drift of her exotic scent.β€’ Marie Fermoyle turned the sputtering steak, then wiped her eyes with the dish towel.