rinse out - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theyrinse out
he/she/itrinses out
present participlerinsing out
past tenserinsed out
past participlerinsed out
  1. 1
    to wash the inside of something quickly, especially in water

    Mary rinsed out the cup and put it away.

  2. 2
    to put something into clean water after you have washed it with soap

    Steve rinsed the T-shirt out and hung it up to dry.

See also main entry: rinse