Synonyms for douse

Synonyms for (verb) douse

Synonyms: douse, dowse, drench, soak, sop, souse

Definition: cover with liquid; pour liquid onto

Usage: souse water on his hot face

Similar words: wet

Definition: cause to become wet

Usage: Wet your face


Synonyms: douse, dowse

Definition: slacken

Usage: douse a rope

Similar words: remit, slacken

Definition: make slack as by lessening tension or firmness


Synonyms: douse

Definition: lower quickly

Usage: douse a sail

Similar words: roll up, furl

Definition: form into a cylinder by rolling

Usage: Roll up the cloth


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: plunge, immerse

Definition: thrust or throw into

Usage: Immerse yourself in hot water


Synonyms: duck, dip, douse

Definition: dip into a liquid

Usage: He dipped into the pool

Similar words: 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


Synonyms: douse, dowse

Definition: wet thoroughly

Similar words: wet

Definition: cause to become wet

Usage: Wet your face


Synonyms: put out, douse

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

Usage: Douse the lights

Similar words: quench, extinguish, blow out, snuff out

Definition: put out, as of fires, flames, or lights

Usage: Too big to be extinguished at once, the forest fires at best could be contained; quench the flames; snuff out the candles