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
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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