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verb [transitive] rinse pronunciation in British English /rɪns/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyrinse
he/she/itrinses
present participlerinsing
past tenserinsed
past participlerinsed
  1. to wash something quickly, especially in flowing water, in order to remove soap or dirt

    I’ll just rinse my hands.

    Ella rinsed her hair thoroughly.

    1. a.
      to remove soap or dirt from something with water

      Larry rinsed the lather from his skin.

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