Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun mop

1 sense of mop

Sense 1
swab, swob, mop -- (cleaning implement consisting of absorbent material fastened to a handle; for cleaning floors)
       => cleaning implement, cleaning device, cleaning equipment -- (any of a large class of implements used for cleaning)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb mop

2 senses of mop

Sense 1
wipe up, mop up, mop -- (to wash or wipe with or as if with a mop; "Mop the hallway now"; "He mopped her forehead with a towel")
       => absorb, suck, imbibe, soak up, sop up, suck up, draw, take in, take up -- (take in, also metaphorically; "The sponge absorbs water well"; "She drew strength from the minister's words")

Sense 2
pout, mop, mow -- (make a sad face and thrust out one's lower lip; "mop and mow"; "The girl pouted")
       => grimace, make a face, pull a face -- (contort the face to indicate a certain mental or emotional state; "He grimaced when he saw the amount of homework he had to do")

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