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English noun: leach

1. leach (process) the process of leaching


Synonymsleaching


Broader (hypernym)action, activity, natural action, natural process


English verb: leach

1. leach (motion) cause (a liquid) to leach or percolate


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Broader (hypernym)remove, take, take away, withdraw


Causeleach, percolate

2. leach (motion) permeate or penetrate gradually


SamplesThe fertilizer leached into the ground.


Synonymspercolate


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP


Broader (hypernym)dribble, filter, trickle

3. leach (change) remove substances from by a percolating liquid


SamplesLeach the soil.


Synonymsstrip


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Broader (hypernym)remove, take, take away, withdraw









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