mop up definition

  • verb:
    • To clean up with a mop; particularly to completely clean up a spill or mess.
    • to repair dilemmas; to correct or restoration.
    • To clear the leftovers of a dish, so that you can eat all of them.
    • finish a task entirely
    • to wash or wipe with or just as if with a mop
    • defeat completely
  • noun:
    • a concluding action

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