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6 definitions found
 for Lave
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lave \Lave\ (l[=a]v), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Laved (l[=a]vd); p.
     pr. & vb. n. Laving.] [F. laver, L. lavare, akin to luere
     to wash, Gr. ?. Cf. Ablution, Deluge, Lavender, Lava,
     Lotion.]
     To wash; to bathe; as, to lave a bruise.
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           His feet the foremost breakers lave.     --Byron.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lave \Lave\, v. i.
     To bathe; to wash one's self.
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           In her chaste current oft the goddess laves. --Pope.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lave \Lave\, v. t. [OE. laven. See Lavish.]
     To lade, dip, or pour out. [Obs.] --Dryden.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lave \Lave\, n. [AS. l[=a]f the remainder, what is left.
     [root]119. See Leave.]
     The remainder; others. [Scot.] --Bp. Hall.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  lave
      v 1: wash or flow against; "the waves laved the shore" [syn:
           lave, lap, wash]
      2: cleanse (one's body) with soap and water [syn: wash,
         lave]
      3: wash one's face and hands; "She freshened up in the bathroom"
         [syn: wash up, lave]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  56 Moby Thesaurus words for "lave":
     baptize, bath, bathe, brew, douche, drench, drouk, flush,
     flush out, gargle, holystone, imbrue, imbue, impregnate,
     infiltrate, infuse, inject, irrigate, lap, lather, launder, leach,
     lip, lixiviate, macerate, mop, mop up, percolate, permeate, rinse,
     rinse out, ritually immerse, saturate, scour, scrub, scrub up,
     seethe, shampoo, shower, sluice, sluice out, soak, soap, sodden,
     sop, souse, sponge, steep, swab, syringe, toivel, tub, wash,
     wash out, wash up, waterlog
  
  

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