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English noun: rinse

1. rinse (substance) a liquid preparation used on wet hair to give it a tint


Broader (hypernym)hair coloring, hair dye

2. rinse (act) the removal of soap with clean water in the final stage of washing


Synonymsrinsing


Broader (hypernym)remotion, removal


Part meronymlavation, wash, washing

3. rinse (act) the act of giving a light tint to the hair


Broader (hypernym)hair coloring

4. rinse (act) washing lightly without soap


Broader (hypernym)lavation, wash, washing


English verb: rinse

1. rinse (contact) wash off soap or remaining dirt


ExamplesThey rinse the cape


Synonymsrinse off


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)launder, wash


Narrower (hyponym)flush, purge, scour

2. rinse (contact) clean with some chemical process


ExamplesThey rinse the cape


Synonymswash


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)process, serve, swear out


Narrower (hyponym)elute


Verb grouplaunder, wash, wash, wash, wash away, wash off, wash out

3. rinse (body) rinse one's mouth and throat with mouthwash


SamplesGargle with this liquid.


Synonymsgargle


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)lave, wash









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