Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb lave

3 senses of lave

Sense 1
lave, lap, wash -- (wash or flow against; "the waves laved the shore")
       => flow -- (cover or swamp with water)

Sense 2
wash, lave -- (cleanse (one's body) with soap and water)
       => cleanse, clean -- (clean one's body or parts thereof, as by washing; "clean up before you see your grandparents"; "clean your fingernails before dinner")

Sense 3
wash up, lave -- (wash one's face and hands; "She freshened up in the bathroom")
       => freshen, refresh, refreshen, freshen up -- (become or make oneself fresh again; "She freshened up after the tennis game")

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