Synonyms of sponge in English:


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1‘a boy was sponging down the Daimler's windows’

wash, clean, wipe, swab
mop, rinse, sluice, swill


    sponge off

    ‘I am quite capable of taking care of myself and my family; I don't need to sponge off my neighbours’

    scrounge from, scrounge off, live off, be a parasite on, impose on, beg from, borrow from, be dependent on
    informal freeload on, bum off
    British informal cadge from
    North American informal mooch off
    Australian, New Zealand bludge on