Synonyms of wash out


1. washout, groove, channel

usage: the channel or break produced by erosion of relatively soft soil by water; "it was several days after the storm before they could repair the washout and open the road"

2. washout, wash, soil erosion

usage: the erosive process of washing away soil or gravel by water (as from a roadway); "from the house they watched the washout of their newly seeded lawn by the water"

3. flop, dud, washout, failure, loser, nonstarter, unsuccessful person

usage: someone who is unsuccessful


1. rain out, wash out, prevent, keep

usage: prevent or interrupt due to rain; "The storm had washed out the game"

2. wash out, wash, launder

usage: wash free from unwanted substances, such as dirt; "Wash out your dirty shirt in the sink"

3. wash out, destroy, ruin

usage: wear or destroy by the force of water; "The hail storms had washed out the bridges"

4. wash, wash out, wash off, wash away, remove, take, take away, withdraw

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"

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