Definition of Lave

1. Verb. Wash or flow against. "The waves laved the shore"

Exact synonyms: Lap, Wash
Generic synonyms: Flow



2. Verb. Cleanse (one's body) with soap and water. "They lave themselves"
Exact synonyms: Wash
Generic synonyms: Clean, Cleanse
Related verbs: Wash
Specialized synonyms: Sponge Down, Scrub, Scrub Up, Gargle, Rinse, Shampoo, Hush
Derivative terms: Lavage, Lavation, Wash, Washing
Also: Wash Up

3. Verb. Wash one's face and hands. ; "She freshened up in the bathroom"
Exact synonyms: Wash Up
Generic synonyms: Freshen, Freshen Up, Refresh, Refreshen
Derivative terms: Lavation, Washup

Definition of Lave

1. v. t. To wash; to bathe; as, to lave a bruise.

2. v. i. To bathe; to wash one's self.

3. v. t. To lade, dip, or pour out.

4. n. The remainder; others.

Definition of Lave

1. Verb. (transitive, obsolete) To pour or throw out, as water; lade out; bail; bail out. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To draw, as water; drink in. ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) To give bountifully; lavish. ¹

4. Verb. (intransitive) To run down or gutter, as a candle. ¹

5. Verb. (intransitive dialectal) To hang or flap down. ¹

6. Verb. (transitive archaic) To wash. ¹

7. Noun. (qualifier archaic or dialectal) The remainder, rest; that which is left, remnant; others. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lave

1. to wash [v LAVED, LAVING, LAVES] - See also: wash

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lave

lavallieres
lavant
lavaret
lavarets
lavas
lavash
lavashes
lavateras
lavatic
lavation
lavations
lavatorial
lavatories
lavatory
lavature
lave (current term)
lave-eared
laved
laveer
laveered
laveering
laveers
lavement
lavements
lavender
lavender cotton
lavender marriages
lavendered
lavendering

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