Synonyms for mop up

Synonyms for (noun) mop up

Synonyms: closing, completion, windup, mop up, culmination

Definition: a concluding action

Similar words: termination, conclusion, ending

Definition: the act of ending something

Usage: the termination of the agreement

Synonyms for (verb) mop up

Synonyms: polish off, get through, mop up, wrap up, clear up, finish off, finish up

Definition: finish a task completely

Usage: I finally got through this homework assignment

Similar words: finish, complete

Definition: come or bring to a finish or an end

Usage: He finished the dishes; She completed the requirements for her Master's Degree; The fastest runner finished the race in just over 2 hours; others finished in over 4 hours


Synonyms: rack up, pip, mop up, whip, worst

Definition: defeat thoroughly

Usage: He mopped up the floor with his opponents

Similar words: trounce, crush, vanquish, shell, beat, beat out

Definition: come out better in a competition, race, or conflict

Usage: Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship; We beat the competition; Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game


Synonyms: wipe up, mop, mop up

Definition: to wash or wipe with or as if with a mop

Usage: Mop the hallway now; He mopped her forehead with a towel

Similar words: take in, take up, suck, suck up, imbibe, draw, soak up, sop up, absorb

Definition: take in, also metaphorically

Usage: The sponge absorbs water well; She drew strength from the minister's words