"limpiar" can be a verb. You can see the conjugations below.

transitive verb
1. to clean (quitar la suciedad) ; to wipe (con trapo) ; to wipe away (mancha) ; to polish (zapatos)
  • limpia la mesa de migas -> clean o wipe the crumbs off the table
2. (desembarazar)
  • limpiar algo de algo -> to clear something of something
3. to clean out (informal) (en el juego)
4. to swipe, to pinch (informal) (robar)
intransitive verb
5. to clean
pronomial verb
1. to clean o wipe oneself
  • límpiate esa mancha -> wipe that stain off yourself
  • se limpió con una servilleta -> she wiped herself with a napkin
  • límpiate la nariz -> wipe your nose

limpiar [lim-pe-ar’]
article & verb transitive
1. To clean, to scour, to cleanse.
  • Limpiar en seco -> to dry-clean
2. To purify, to clear from guilt.
3. To pursue, to persecute.
4. (coll.) To steal (robar).
5. To clean out (en el juego).
6. To hit, to bash (pegar). (Mexico)
verb reflexive
7. To clear oneself from imputed guilt.
8. To clean oneself.
  • Limpiarse las narices -> to wipe one's nose

1 [+casa] to tidy; tidy up; clean; [+cara, piel] to cleanse; [+marca] to wipe off; clean off; [+maquillaje] to remove; [+zapatos] to polish; shine
limpiar en seco to dry-clean
2 (Culin) [+conejo] to clean; [+pescado] to gut
3 (enjugar) to wipe; wipe off
limpiar las narices a un niño to wipe a child's nose
4 (Mil) to mop up; (Policía) to clean up
5 (Botánica) to prune; cut back
6 (en el juego) to clean out (familiar)
7 (robar) to swipe (familiar); nick (familiar)
8 (México) (pegar) to hit; bash (familiar); beat up
9 (matar) to do in (muy_familiar)
limpiarse to clean o.s.; wipe o.s.
limpiarse las narices to blow one's nose

Verb Conjugations for "limpiar" (go to to clean)


yo limpio limpié limpiaba limpiaría limpiaré
limpias limpiaste limpiabas limpiarías limpiarás
él/ella/Ud. limpia limpió limpiaba limpiaría limpiará
nosotros limpiamos limpiamos limpiábamos limpiaríamos limpiaremos
vosotros limpiáis limpiasteis limpiabais limpiaríais limpiaréis
ellos/ellas/Uds. limpian limpiaron limpiaban limpiarían limpiarán
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