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Meaning of MOP UP

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  1. [n]  a concluding action
  2. [v]  finish a task completely; "I finally got through this homework assignment"
  3. [v]  colloquial usage; defeat thoroughly; "He mopped up the floor with his opponents"
  4. [v]  to wash or wipe with or as if with a mop; "Mop the hallway now"; "He mopped her forehead with a towel"
 Synonyms: clear up, closing, completion, culmination, finish off, finish up, get through, mop, pip, polish off, rack up, whip, windup, wipe up, worst, wrap up
 See Also: absorb, beat, beat out, cap off, complete, conclusion, crush, draw, ending, finalisation, finalization, finish, finish, finishing, follow-through, graduation, imbibe, shell, soak up, sop, sop up, sponge, suck, suck up, swab, swob, take in, take up, termination, top off, trounce, vanquish



Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: baptize, bath, bathe, beat, button up, cap, carry to completion, clean up, climax, clobber, close out, close up, complete, conclude, crown, culminate, douche, drub, dust, end, finalize, finish, finish off, finish up, flush, flush out, gargle, get done, get it over, get through, get through with, holystone, irrigate, lambaste, larrup, lather, launder, lave, lick, mop, overwhelm, perfect, rinse, rinse out, ritually immerse, round out, scour, scrub, scrub up, shampoo, shellac, shower, sluice, sluice out, soap, sponge, swab, syringe, terminate, toivel, top off, top out, tub, wash, wash out, wash up, wind up, wrap up