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douse

 
Verb douse has 7 senses
  1. douse, put out - put out, as of a candle or a light; "Douse the lights"
    --1 is one way to snuff out, blow out, extinguish, quench
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. douse, dowse - wet thoroughly
    --2 is one way to wet
    Sample sentence:
    Water and alcohol douse the cloth
  3. dip, douse, duck - dip into a liquid; "He dipped into the pool"
    --3 is one way to dunk, dip, souse, plunge, douse
    Sample sentences:
    Something is ----ing PP
    Somebody ----s something PP
  4. 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"
    --4 is one way to immerse, plunge
    Derived form: noun dousing1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
  5. douse - lower quickly; "douse a sail"
    --5 is one way to
    roll up, furl
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  6. douse, dowse - slacken; "douse a rope"
    --6 is one way to slacken, remit
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  7. drench, douse, dowse, soak, sop, souse - cover with liquid; pour liquid onto; "souse water on his hot face"
    --7 is one way to wet
    Sample sentence:
    They douse the cloth with water and alcohol
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