rinse

rinse
I UK [rɪns] / US verb [transitive]
Word forms "rinse":
present tense I/you/we/they rinse he/she/it rinses present participle rinsing past tense rinsed past participle rinsed
a) to wash something quickly, especially in flowing water, in order to remove soap or dirt

I'll just rinse my hands.

Ella rinsed her hair thoroughly.

b) to remove soap or dirt from something with water

Larry rinsed the lather from his skin.

Phrasal verbs:
II UK [rɪns] / US noun
Word forms "rinse":
singular rinse plural rinses
1) [countable] a quick wash, especially in flowing water

Just give that cup and saucer a rinse, will you?

2) [countable/uncountable] something that you put on your hair to change its colour temporarily

English dictionary. 2014.

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Synonyms:
(lightly),


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