cleanse definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To clear of dust, defilement, or guilt; purge or clean.
    • To render clean; to without fith, pollution, infection, shame, etc.; to wash.
  • verb:
    • To free of dirt; to clean, purify.
    • To spiritually cleanse; to free from sin or guilt; to purge.
    • clean the body or components thereof, as by cleansing
    • purge of an ideology, bad thoughts, or sins
  • others:
    • to produce clean; clear of filth, impurity, illness, or, overall, from whatever is polluting, noxious, or offensive.
    • To free of moral impurity or shame.
    • To remove; clean or purge away.
    • In calico-printing, to make (the undyed parts) white and clean by detatching the surplus of mordant from them by immersion in a bath of cow-dung and tepid to warm water, or perhaps in some artificial replacement; to dung.
    • In brewing, to get rid of the fungus from (the beer).
    • To become clean.

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