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Pronunciation of Washes: Learn how to pronounce Washes in English correctly

Learn how to say Washes correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word wash:

1 [with object] clean with water and, typically, soap or detergent:
Auntie Lou had washed all their clothes
he washed down the woodwork in the kitchen
[no object] clean oneself with soap and water:
he reached for the soap and began to wash
(with reference to a stain or dirt) remove or be removed by cleaning with water and detergent:
[with object and adverbial]:
they have to keep washing the mould off the walls
all that hate can’t wash away the guilt
[no object, with adverbial]:
the dirt on his clothes would easily wash out
[no object, with adverbial] (of fabric, a garment, or dye) withstand cleaning to a specified degree without shrinking or fading:
a linen-mix yarn which washes well
[no object] do one’s laundry:
I need someone to cook and wash for me
literary wet or moisten (something) thoroughly:
you are beautiful with your face washed with rain
2 [with object and adverbial of direction] (of flowing water) carry (someone or something) in a particular direction:
floods washed away the bridges
[no object, with adverbial of direction] be carried by flowing water:
an oil slick washed up on the beaches
[no object, with adverbial of direction] (especially of waves) sweep or splash in a particular direction:
the sea began to wash along the decks
[with object] (of a river, sea, or lake) flow through or lap against (a country, coast, etc.):
offshore islands washed by warm blue seas
[with object] sift metallic particles from (earth or gravel) by running water through it:
the sand has been churned and washed by miners
3 [with object] brush with a thin coat of dilute paint or ink:
the walls were washed with shades of umber
(wash something with) coat inferior metal with (a film of gold or silver from a solution):
copper washed with silver
4 [no object, with negative] informal seem convincing or genuine:
charm won’t wash with this crew