Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun rinse

4 senses of rinse

Sense 1
rinse -- (a liquid preparation used on wet hair to give it a tint)
       => hair dye, hair coloring -- (a dye or tint for the hair)

Sense 2
rinse, rinsing -- (the removal of soap with clean water in the final stage of washing)
       => removal, remotion -- (the act of removing; "he had surgery for the removal of a malignancy")

Sense 3
rinse -- (the act of giving a light tint to the hair)
       => hair coloring -- (the act of dyeing or tinting one's hair)

Sense 4
rinse -- (washing lightly without soap)
       => wash, washing, lavation -- (the work of cleansing (usually with soap and water))

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

3 senses of rinse

Sense 1
rinse, rinse off -- (wash off soap or remaining dirt)
       => wash, launder -- (cleanse with a cleaning agent, such as soap, and water; "Wash the towels, please!")

Sense 2
wash, rinse -- (clean with some chemical process)
       => serve, process, swear out -- (deliver a warrant or summons to someone; "He was processed by the sheriff")

Sense 3
gargle, rinse -- (rinse one's mouth and throat with mouthwash; "gargle with this liquid")
       => wash, lave -- (cleanse (one's body) with soap and water)

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