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Synonyms for swabswɒb

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. swab(noun)

    implement consisting of a small piece of cotton that is used to apply medication or cleanse a wound or obtain a specimen of a secretion

    mop, swob

  2. swab, swob, mop(verb)

    cleaning implement consisting of absorbent material fastened to a handle; for cleaning floors

    mop, swob, swab

  3. swab, swob(verb)

    wash with a swab or a mop

    "swab the ship's decks"

    swob, swab, dab

  4. dab, swab, swob(verb)

    apply (usually a liquid) to a surface

    "dab the wall with paint"

    dab, swob, pat, swab

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. swab(n.)


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buffer, tampon

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