Synonyms for cleansing

Synonyms for (noun) cleansing

Synonyms: cleaning, cleansing, cleanup

Definition: the act of making something clean

Usage: he gave his shoes a good cleaning

Similar words: improvement

Definition: the act of improving something

Usage: their improvements increased the value of the property

Synonyms for (adjective) cleansing

Synonyms: purifying, cleansing

Definition: acting like an antiseptic

Similar words: antiseptic

Definition: thoroughly clean and free of or destructive to disease-causing organisms

Usage: doctors in antiseptic green coats; the antiseptic effect of alcohol; it is said that marjoram has antiseptic qualities


Synonyms: ablutionary, cleansing

Definition: cleansing the body by washing; especially ritual washing of e.g. hands

Usage: ablutionary rituals

Similar words: purifying

Definition: freeing from noxious matter

Usage: filtration is a purifying agent