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  Definition of Mop up
  1. a concluding action
  2. finish a task completely; "I finally got through this homework assignment"
  3. defeat thoroughly; "He mopped up the floor with his opponents"
  4. to wash or wipe with or as if with a mop; "Mop the hallway now"; "He mopped her forehead with a towel"
Similar Words: completion, culmination, closing, windup, get through, wrap up, finish off, polish off, clear up, finish up, worst, pip, whip, rack up, wipe up, mop

 

Hyponyms: consummation, finish, finishing, finalization, finalisation, follow-through, graduation, cap off, swab, swob, sop, sponge

 

Derivational Morphology: get through, wrap up, finish off, polish off, clear up, finish up, land up, fetch up, end up, wind up, finish, conclude, close, culminate, climax, complete, completion, culmination, closing, windup, thrashing, walloping, debacle, drubbing, slaughter, trouncing, whipping, swab, swob, mop, mopper, swabbing, mopping

 

 
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