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To make someone or something wet or dry - thesaurus

Synonyms

wet

verb

to make something wet with water or another liquid

dry

verb

to remove the water from something by wiping it, heating it, or blowing air onto it

wipe up

to remove a liquid from a surface using a cloth

dampen

verb

to make something slightly wet

wring

verb

to twist and squeeze something in order to remove liquid from it

moisten

verb

to make something slightly wet

hose

verb

to direct water on something using a hose

soak

verb

to make something very wet, or to become very wet

squirt

verb

to make someone or something wet by squirting a liquid

saturate

verb

to make something completely wet

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damp

verb

to dampen something

drench

verb

to make someone or something very wet

dry off

if something dries off, or if you dry it off, all the water dries or is wiped from its surface

dry out

if something dries out or is dried out, some or all the water comes out of it

dry up

if something dries up or is dried up, all the water comes out of it

saturation

noun

the process of making something completely wet

souse

verb

to pour water over someone or something until they are completely wet

spritz

verb

informal to spray a liquid on someone or something

steep

verb

to leave something such as food or cloth in a liquid for some time

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