Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb wash-out

7 senses of wash out

Sense 1
rain out, wash out -- (prevent or interrupt due to rain; "The storm had washed out the game")
       => prevent, keep -- (stop (someone or something) from doing something or being in a certain state; "We must prevent the cancer from spreading"; "His snoring kept me from falling asleep"; "Keep the child from eating the marbles")

Sense 2
wash out -- (wash free from unwanted substances, such as dirt; "Wash out your dirty shirt in the sink")
       => wash, launder -- (cleanse with a cleaning agent, such as soap, and water; "Wash the towels, please!")

Sense 3
wash out -- (wear or destroy by the force of water; "The hail storms had washed out the bridges")
       => destroy, ruin -- (destroy completely; damage irreparably; "You have ruined my car by pouring sugar in the tank!"; "The tears ruined her make-up")

Sense 4
wash, wash out, wash off, wash away -- (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")
       => remove, take, take away, withdraw -- (remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment")

Sense 5
wash out -- (deplete of strength or vitality; "The illness washed her out")
       => weaken -- (lessen the strength of; "The fever weakened his body")

Sense 6
wash out -- (drain off the color in the course of laundering; "The harsh soap washed out the delicate blouse")
       => discolor -- (cause to lose or change color; "The detergent discolored my shirts")

Sense 7
wash out -- (lose color in the process of being washed; "The expensive shirt washed out in the German washing machine")
       => discolor -- (lose color or turn colorless; "The painting discolored")

Antonyms of adj washed-out

2 senses of washed-out

Sense 1
exhausted, dog-tired, fagged, fatigued, played out, spent, washed-out, worn-out (prenominal), worn out (predicate) -- (drained of energy or effectiveness; extremely tired; completely exhausted; "the day's shopping left her exhausted"; "he went to bed dog-tired"; "was fagged and sweaty"; "the trembling of his played out limbs"; "felt completely washed-out"; "only worn-out horses and cattle"; "you look worn out")

INDIRECT (VIA tired) -> rested -- (not tired; refreshed as by sleeping or relaxing; "came back rested from her vacation")

Sense 2
bleached, faded, washed-out, washy -- (having lost freshness or brilliance of color; "sun-bleached deck chairs"; "faded jeans"; "a very pale washed-out blue"; "washy colors")

INDIRECT (VIA colorless) -> colorful, colourful -- (having striking color; "colorful autumn leaves")

Similarity of adj washed-out

2 senses of washed-out

Sense 1
exhausted, dog-tired, fagged, fatigued, played out, spent, washed-out, worn-out (prenominal), worn out (predicate) -- (drained of energy or effectiveness; extremely tired; completely exhausted; "the day's shopping left her exhausted"; "he went to bed dog-tired"; "was fagged and sweaty"; "the trembling of his played out limbs"; "felt completely washed-out"; "only worn-out horses and cattle"; "you look worn out")
       => tired (vs. rested) -- (depleted of strength or energy; "tired mothers with crying babies"; "too tired to eat")

Sense 2
bleached, faded, washed-out, washy -- (having lost freshness or brilliance of color; "sun-bleached deck chairs"; "faded jeans"; "a very pale washed-out blue"; "washy colors")
       => colorless (vs. colorful), colourless -- (weak in color; not colorful)

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