an act of cleaning something using soap and water:
act of cleaning[countable usually singular]DHC
Those jeans need a good wash (=a thorough wash).
I'll just have a quick wash before we go out.
clothes that are to be washed, are being washed, or have just been washed:
clothesDHC [singular, uncountable]
You'd better put that shirt in the wash.
Do you need me to put another wash on?
a liquid used to clean your skin:
an anti-bacterial facial wash
the movement of water caused by a passing boat:
the wash of a large motorboat
a very thin transparent layer of paint or colour
the area of land that is sometimes covered by the sea
area of land
used to tell someone not to worry about a problem because it will be solved in the future
used to say that the truth about something will be known in the end