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

1 sense of mop up

Sense 1
completion, culmination, closing, windup, mop up -- (a concluding action)
       => termination, ending, conclusion -- (the act of ending something; "the termination of the agreement")

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

3 senses of mop up

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
worst, pip, mop up, whip, rack up -- (defeat thoroughly; "He mopped up the floor with his opponents")
       => beat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish -- (come out better in a competition, race, or conflict; "Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship"; "We beat the competition"; "Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game")

Sense 3
get through, wrap up, finish off, mop up, polish off, clear up, finish up -- (finish a task completely; "I finally got through this homework assignment")
       => complete, finish -- (come or bring to a finish or an end; "He finished the dishes"; "She completed the requirements for her Master's Degree"; "The fastest runner finished the race in just over 2 hours; others finished in over 4 hours")

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