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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rinse(noun)

    a liquid preparation used on wet hair to give it a tint

  2. rinse, rinsing(noun)

    the removal of soap with clean water in the final stage of washing

  3. rinse(noun)

    the act of giving a light tint to the hair

  4. rinse(verb)

    washing lightly without soap

  5. rinse, rinse off(verb)

    wash off soap or remaining dirt

  6. wash, rinse(verb)

    clean with some chemical process

  7. gargle, rinse(verb)

    rinse one's mouth and throat with mouthwash

    "gargle with this liquid"


  1. rinse(Noun)

    The action of rinsing.

    I'll just give this knife a quick rinse.

  2. rinse(Noun)

    Any hair dye.

    I had a henna rinse yesterday.

  3. rinse(Verb)

    To wash (something) quickly using water and no soap.

    You'd better rinse that stain before putting the shirt in the washing machine.

  4. rinse(Verb)

    To remove soap from (something) using water.

    Rinse the dishes after you wash them.

  5. rinse(Verb)

    to thoroughly defeat in an argument, fight or other competition.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rinse(verb)

    to wash lightly; to cleanse with a second or repeated application of water after washing

  2. Rinse(verb)

    to cleancse by the introduction of water; -- applied especially to hollow vessels; as, to rinse a bottle

  3. Rinse(noun)

    the act of rinsing

  4. Origin: [OE., fr. OF. rincer, rimser, reinser, rancier, F. rincer; of uncertain origin.]


  1. Rinse

    Rinse is an album by Minotaur Shock, released in 2003.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Rinse

    rins, v.t. to cleanse by introducing water: to cleanse with clean water.—ns. Rins′er; Rins′ing-machine′, in cotton manufacture, a series of tanks for cleansing. [O. Fr. rinser (Fr. rincer)—Ice. hreinsa; Ger. and Dut. rein, pure.]

Anagrams for rinse »

  1. reins

  2. siren

  3. risen

  4. serin

  5. resin

How to pronounce rinse ?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rinse in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rinse in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of rinse in a Sentence

  1. Raynor Schein:

    Tears are the rinse water of an unhappy heart.

  2. Erica Renteria:

    You have to use a toothpick brush to brush your teeth and be careful. You need to rinse also because your mouth can get dry. The only thing is you can’t really make out.

  3. Shannon Howard:

    Vinegar is your best bet if you do get stung, most people don’t have vinegar so you want to get the tentacles off of your skin so you can rinse the tentacles off if you can, you can try to use tweezers to get the tentacles off. For the pain and swelling, heat is what you need.

Images & Illustrations of rinse

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