wipe down

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wipe down

To clean or dry someone or something by wiping them or it. A noun or pronoun can be used between "wipe" and "down." Here, take this cloth and wipe down the windows so I can see while I'm driving. I wiped the kids down with a towel when they came in from the rain.
See also: down, wipe

wipe something down

to rub or mop something down. Wipe the counter down and keep it clean! Don will wipe down the counter.
See also: down, wipe

wipe down

v.
To wash or dry the surface of something by wiping: I wiped down the deck chairs after it rained. Wipe the counters down after you finish cooking.
See also: down, wipe