Synonyms of mop in English:

mop


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noun

1‘a mop and bucket’

SYNONYMS
sponge, swab, squeegee

2‘her tousled mop of hair’

SYNONYMS
shock, mane, thatch, tangle, mass, mat

verb

1‘a man was mopping the floor’

SYNONYMS
wash, clean, wipe, swab, sponge, squeegee

Phrases

    mop something up

    1‘I mopped up the spilt coffee’


    SYNONYMS
    wipe up, clean up, soak up, absorb, sop up, sponge up

    2‘troops mopped up the last pockets of resistance’


    SYNONYMS
    finish off, deal with, make an end of, dispose of, account for, take care of, clear up, eliminate, dispatch