clean one's body or parts thereof, as by washing
"clean up before you see your grandparents"; "clean your fingernails before dinner"
purge of an ideology, bad thoughts, or sins
"Purgatory is supposed to cleanse you from your sins"
To free from dirt; to clean, purify.
To spiritually purify; to free from sin or guilt; to purge.
Origin: From clænsian, from West klainisōnan, from klainiz
to render clean; to free from fith, pollution, infection, guilt, etc.; to clean
Origin: [AS. clnsian, fr. clne clean. See Clean.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
klenz, v.t. to make clean or pure.—adj. Cleans′able.—ns. Cleans′er, one who, or that which, cleanses; Cleans′ing, purification.
My sister uses a specific lotion to cleanse her face every night before she goes to bed, it smells beautiful.
The numerical value of cleanse in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of cleanse in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Examples of cleanse in a Sentence
God brings men into deep waters, not to drown them, but to cleanse them.
Taking a dip in water anywhere can only clean the body ,but could never cleanse the sins committed and that remains always in the soul.
We will not only cleanse the cities of terrorists but, through urban regeneration, (eliminate) conditions that have allowed them to act.
Taking a dip in any water can only clean the body externally but could never cleanse the soul internally to absolve a person of own committed sin to the people.
He fits the time frame for the erasures, which we know would have been in the late 16th century, but we can only speculate that he might have been the one to take it upon himself to 'cleanse' the manuscript.
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