A1 [ T ] to clean something using water洗，清洗，洗涤
A1 [ I ] US also wash up to clean yourself, or a part of yourself, with water and usually soap（用水和肥皂）洗（身体的某部分）；洗澡
If a particular material or piece of clothing washes well, it is not damaged or spoiled by repeated washing.耐洗，经洗
How often do you wash your hair?
He hardly ever washes the dishes and he rarely, if ever, does any cleaning.
This T-shirt has been washed so many times that it's lost its shape.
Armed with a bucket and a mop, I started washing the floor.
The fruit is washed and then graded by size.
[ I usually + adv/prep ] literary If water washes somewhere, it flows there, usually repeatedly.（水）漫过，流过，冲刷
(of the sea) to carry something or someone to or away from a place（海水）把…冲上岸／冲走
A2 [ C usually singular ] the action of washing something or a part of your body洗，洗涤；洗澡
all the clothes, sheets, etc. that are washed together, especially in a washing machine（尤指用洗衣机一起洗的）所有衣物
mainly US → washing 洗衣服
to wash your body or a part of it洗一洗（身体某部分）；洗澡
to clean clothes, sheets, etc., usually in a washing machine（通常指用洗衣机）洗衣物
[ C ] a thin layer of water or paint mixed with water, especially one that is brushed lightly over a painting to make the lines softer（水的）一层；（涂料的）薄涂层
[ C usually singular ] US an event or situation in which positive and negative things balance each other均衡局势
[ S ] literary (the sound made) when the sea moves against land, etc.海浪的冲刷声
See also: wash (with sb)