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    douse

    douse - Dictionary definition and meaning for word douse

    Definition
    (verb) put out, as of a candle or a light
    Synonyms : put out
    Example Sentence
    • Douse the lights
    Definition
    (verb) wet thoroughly
    Synonyms : dowse
    Definition
    (verb) dip into a liquid
    Synonyms : dip , duck
    Example Sentence
    • He dipped into the pool
    Definition
    (verb) immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate
    Synonyms : dip , dunk , plunge , souse
    Example Sentence
    • dip the garment into the cleaning solution
    • dip the brush into the paint
    Definition
    (verb) lower quickly
    Example Sentence
    • douse a sail
    Definition
    (verb) slacken
    Synonyms : dowse
    Example Sentence
    • douse a rope
    Definition
    (verb) cover with liquid; pour liquid onto
    Synonyms : dowse , drench , soak , sop , souse
    Example Sentence
    • souse water on his hot face
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for douse

when u r drowsy, u throw water on ur face

In The blOUSE sth...gets WET after washing.

Dont play with WATER in d HOUSE u'll DOUSE yourself(drench,wet)

Douse rhymes with Down- so to put something down - like put fire down by pouring liquid over it

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douse=do+use....do use water or get drenched..do use co2 to extinguish fire :-)

bipasha bashu got doused in her many cinemas :-p

Douse: Do Use plenty of water daily....

DOUSE like DOUT, which rhymes with "do out" (extinguish).

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