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mop /mp/ n. cleaning equipment made of a sponge or rope-like pieces at the end of a long handle: A worker wet the <n.> mop and <v.> mopped the floor to clean up the spill.
v. [T] mopped, mopping, mops phrasal v. sep. to mop s.t. up: a. to use a mop: A worker mopped up the floor this morning.||He mopped it up. b. fig. to finish a job: The army won the battle, and soldiers mopped up a few areas of resistance that were left.||They mopped them up.