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KK Pronunciation

〔 daUs 〕


〔 daus 〕

Overview of verb douse

The verb douse has 7 senses

  • douse, put out -- (put out, as of a candle or a light; "Douse the lights")

  • douse, dowse -- (wet thoroughly)

  • dip, douse, duck -- (dip into a liquid; "He dipped into the pool")

  • dunk, dip, souse, plunge, douse -- (immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate; "dip the garment into the cleaning solution"; "dip the brush into the paint")

  • douse -- (lower quickly; "douse a sail")

  • douse, dowse -- (slacken; "douse a rope")

  • drench, douse, dowse, soak, sop, souse -- (cover with liquid; pour liquid onto; "souse water on his hot face")