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Definitions for douse

Definitions for (verb) douse

Main entry: douse, dowse, drench, soak, sop, souse Definition: cover with liquid; pour liquid onto Usage: souse water on his hot face

Main entry: douse, dowse Definition: slacken Usage: douse a rope

Main entry: douse Definition: lower quickly Usage: douse a sail

Main entry: souse, dunk, dip, douse, plunge Definition: immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate Usage: dip the garment into the cleaning solution; dip the brush into the paint

Main entry: duck, dip, douse Definition: dip into a liquid Usage: He dipped into the pool

Main entry: douse, dowse Definition: wet thoroughly

Main entry: put out, douse Definition: put out, as of a candle or a light Usage: Douse the lights