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English verb: lave

1. lave (change) wash or flow against

SamplesThe waves laved the shore.

Synonymslap, wash

Pattern of useSomething ----s something

Broader (hypernym)flow

2. lave (body) cleanse (one's body) with soap and water


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

Broader (hypernym)clean, cleanse

Narrower (hyponym)gargle, hush, rinse, scrub, scrub up, shampoo, sponge down

Verb groupwash

3. lave (body) wash one's face and hands

SamplesShe freshened up in the bathroom.

Synonymswash up

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)freshen, freshen up, refresh, refreshen

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