HyperDic: leach

English > 4 senses of the word leach:
VERBmotionleachcause (a liquid / liquid) to leach or percolate
motionleach, percolatepermeate or penetrate gradually
changeleach, stripremove substances from by a percolating liquid / liquid
NOUNprocessleach, leachingthe process of leaching / leaching / leaching
leach > pronunciation
Soundsliy'ch
Rhymesbeach ... teach / Teach: 19 rhymes with iych...
English > leach: 4 senses > noun 1, process
MeaningThe process of leaching / leaching / leaching.
Synonymleaching
Broadernatural process, natural action, action, activityA process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings)
Spanishlixiviación, lixivización
Catalanlixiviació
Verbsleachremove substances from by a percolating liquid / liquid
leachpermeate or penetrate gradually
leachcause (a liquid / liquid) to leach or percolate
English > leach: 4 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningCause (a liquid / liquid) to leach or percolate.
PatternSomething ----s something
Cause toleach, percolatepermeate or penetrate gradually
Broaderremove, take, take away, withdrawRemove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
Nounsleachthe process of leaching / leaching / leaching
English > leach: 4 senses > verb 2, motion
Meaningpermeate or penetrate gradually.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Example"the fertilizer leached into the ground"
Synonympercolate
Caused byleachCause (a liquid / liquid) to leach or percolate
Broadertrickle, dribble, filterRun or flow slowly, as in drops or in an unsteady stream
Spanishfiltrarse, percolar
Nounsleachthe process of leaching / leaching / leaching
English > leach: 4 senses > verb 3, change
MeaningRemove substances from by a percolating liquid / liquid.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"leach the soil"
Synonymstrip
Broaderremove, take, take away, withdrawRemove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
Spanishsacar
Catalanlixiviar, treure
Nounsleachthe process of leaching / leaching / leaching

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