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1. mop up  (noun) 
a concluding action

  Also known as: completion, culmination, closing, windup


  More Specific:
consummation - the act of bringing to completion or fruition
consummation - the completion of marriage by sexual intercourse
finish / finishing - the act of finishing
finalization / finalisation - the act of finalizing
follow-through - carrying some project or intention to full completion
follow-through - the act of carrying a stroke to its natural completion
graduation - the successful completion of a program of study


  More Generic:
    termination     ending     conclusion


2. mop up  (verb) 
finish a task completely; "I finally got through this homework assignment"



  More Specific:
cap off - finish or complete, especially with some decisive action


  More Generic:
    complete     finish


3. mop up  (verb) 
defeat thoroughly; "He mopped up the floor with his opponents"

  Also known as: worst, pip, whip, rack up


  More Generic:
    beat     beat out     crush     shell     trounce     vanquish


4. mop up  (verb) 
to wash or wipe with or as if with a mop; "Mop the hallway now"; "He mopped her forehead with a towel"

  Also known as: wipe up, mop


  More Specific:
swab / swob - wash with a swab or a mop
sop - mop so as to leave a semi-dry surface
sponge - soak up with a sponge


  More Generic:
    absorb     suck     imbibe     soak up     sop up     suck up     draw     take in     take up


 

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