Definitions for douse

Definitions for (verb) douse

Main entry: douse, dowse, drench, soak, sop, souse

Definition: cover with liquid; pour liquid onto

Usage: souse water on his hot face

Main entry: douse, dowse

Definition: slacken

Usage: douse a rope

Main entry: douse

Definition: lower quickly

Usage: douse a sail

Main entry: souse, dunk, dip, douse, plunge

Definition: immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate

Usage: dip the garment into the cleaning solution; dip the brush into the paint

Main entry: duck, dip, douse

Definition: dip into a liquid

Usage: He dipped into the pool

Main entry: douse, dowse

Definition: wet thoroughly

Main entry: put out, douse

Definition: put out, as of a candle or a light

Usage: Douse the lights

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