usage: remove by the application of water or other liquid and soap or some other cleaning agent; "he washed the dirt from his coat"; "The nurse washed away the blood"; "Can you wash away the spots on the windows?"; "he managed to wash out the stains"
5. wash out, weaken
usage: deplete of strength or vitality; "The illness washed her out"
6. wash out, discolor
usage: drain off the color in the course of laundering; "The harsh soap washed out the delicate blouse"
7. wash out, discolor
usage: lose color in the process of being washed; "The expensive shirt washed out in the German washing machine"