HyperDic: cleanse

English > 2 senses of the word cleanse:
VERBbodycleanse, cleanclean one's body or parts thereof, as by washing
changecleansepurge of an ideology / ideology, bad thoughts, or sins
cleanse > pronunciation
Soundskleh'nz
Rhymesgens ... sens: 5 rhymes with ehnz...
English > cleanse: 2 senses > verb 1, body
Meaningclean one's body or parts thereof, as by washing.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
ModelThey cleanse themselves
Synonymclean
Narrowerbathecleanse the entire body
decontaminateRid of contamination
douchedirect a spray of water into a bodily cavity, for cleaning
flossUse dental floss to clean
soap, latherrub soap all over, usually with the purpose of cleaning
wash, lavecleanse (one's body) with soap and water
washTo cleanse (itself or another animal) by licking
Broadergroom, neatencare for one's external appearance
Spanishasearse, lavarse, limpiarse, limpiar
Catalanfer la toaleta, netejar-se, rentar-se
Nounscleansera preparation used in cleaning something
cleansingthe act of making something clean
English > cleanse: 2 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningpurge of an ideology / ideology, bad thoughts, or sins.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Example"Purgatory is supposed to cleanse you from your sins"
NarrowerdenazifyFree from Nazi ideology or detach from Nazi allegiance
Broaderrid, free, disembarrassrelieve from

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