Washing synonyms

wŏsh'ĭng, wô'shĭng
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The definition of laundry is a group of clothes or linens that are being washed, or a place where clothing and other fabrics are washed or cleaned.
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A quantity of articles washed or intended for washing:
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Pertaining to ablution. [From the mid 19th century.]
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(Western Christianity) The rinsing of the priest's hand and the sacred vessel following the Communion with, depending on rite, water or a mix of it and wine, which may then be drunk by the priest. [from 17th c.]
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(Archaic) Act of wiping clean; a cleansing; a purging. [First attested around 1350 to 1470.]
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The water used for cleansing the body:
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The act of taking a bath.
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The afterbirth of cows, ewes, etc.
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The act of deterging or cleansing.
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A lotion, compress, etc. so applied
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The act, or occupation, of one who launders; washing and ironing.
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The ceremonial washing of the hands and recitation from the Psalms by the celebrant before the Eucharist in the Roman Catholic and Anglican churches.
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The act of washing; esp., lavage
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The act by which something is laved or washed.
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The ceremony of washing the feet of poor persons or inferiors, performed as a religious rite on Maundy Thursday in commemoration of Christ's washing the disciples' feet at the Last Supper.
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The liquid in or with which anything has been rinsed
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The act or an instance of making or becoming soaked
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(Informal) Entirely; wholly:
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To cleanse (a wound, etc.)
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To wet thoroughly; drench.
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To purify, separate, or remove (ore, for example) by washing, decanting, and settling.
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To undergo eluviation.
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To eat into; corrode:
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To supply (land or crops) with water by means of pipes, sprinklers, ditches, or streams.
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To empty; drain:
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(Obsolete) To cleanse.
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garments or white goods that can be cleaned by laundering
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To deaden, restrain, or depress:
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To make or become moist.
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To rest or recline in a lap, or as in a lap.
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To cover or impregnate with liquid.
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To cause to move with a twisting or whirling motion:
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To clean, soak up, or dab with a sponge.
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To splash or move clumsily through water, mud, etc.
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To bathe under a shower
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To rub hard; to wash with rubbing; usually, to rub with a wet brush, or with something coarse or rough, for the purpose of cleaning or brightening; as, to scrub a floor, a doorplate.
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To clean things by vigorous rubbing and polishing
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To be carried in a flow
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To rid of impurities:
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To treat with warm water, medicated lotions, etc.
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To cover with water or other liquid; to overflow; to inundate; to flood.
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(Now Rare) To cover (land) with water; flood
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To cover with drifts
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To wet through and through; soak.
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To overlay or spread with something:
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To cover as a coat.
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To free from dirt; to clean, purify.
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To bat against (a pitcher or kind of pitch) successfully:
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A temporary rise of the water level, as in a river or lake or along a seacoast, resulting in its spilling over and out of its natural or artificial confines onto land that is normally dry. Floods are usually caused by excessive runoff from precipitation or snowmelt, or by coastal storm surges or other tidal phenomena. &diamf3; Floods are sometimes described according to their statistical occurrence. A fifty-year flood is a flood having a magnitude that is reached in a particular location on average once every fifty years. In any given year there is a two percent statistical chance of the occurrence of a fifty-year flood and a one percent chance of a hundred-year flood .
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To touch or grasp by stretching out or extending:
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To try; to prove, as with a touchstone.
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To grow worse; degenerate:
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To do away with; eliminate:
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To wear a sailing vessel
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To become or cause to become less or smaller, as in number, amount, or intensity.
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To paint coarsely or unskillfully
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To colour the roots of hair to match hair previously coloured.
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To spoil the appearance of by patches or streaks of color or dirt; discolor; spot
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(Intransitive) To shade, to color.
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To color with or as with a dye
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To misrepresent, especially by distortion or exaggeration:
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To paint or coat with whitewash.
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To cover or decorate with paint; color
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To clean with a swab.
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To cook or clean by boiling.
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To apply or treat with laundry starch, to create a hard, smooth surface.
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To scoop up by plunging the hand or a receptacle below the surface, as of a liquid; ladle:
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To clean or dry in this manner
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(Intransitive) To plunge suddenly into water; to duck; to immerse.
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To baptize by submerging in water.
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Shine is to reflect light, or to polish, or to stand out due to excellence.
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To stop the movement or progress of:
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To strike, move, or wash with a splashing sound.
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To move with splashes
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To bubble; gurgle.
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To become active or intense enough to come into prominence:
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To lap or splash against.
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To dirty is to cause something to become unclean or impure.
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To soil, stain, or dirty with or as if with a smearing agent:
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To stir the emotions:
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To become dry:
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