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1. lave

verb. ['ˈleɪv'] wash or flow against.

Synonyms

  • wash
  • flow

Antonyms

  • full
  • qualified
  • maladroit

Etymology

  • lave (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • laf (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • laven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lafian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Lave

  • misbehave
  • shortwave
  • aftershave
  • kunaev
  • engrave
  • deprave
  • concave
  • unfav
  • lefave
  • lafave
  • forgave
  • behave
  • stave
  • quave
  • grave
  • crave
  • brave
  • wave
  • waive
  • they've
  • shave
  • schave
  • save
  • rave
  • pave
  • nave
  • mave
  • knave
  • gave
  • fave

2. lave

verb. ['ˈleɪv'] wash one's face and hands.

Synonyms

  • freshen up
  • refreshen
  • freshen
  • refresh

Antonyms

  • nazify
  • dirty
  • infect
  • untidy

Etymology

  • lave (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • laf (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • laven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lafian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. lave

verb. ['ˈleɪv'] cleanse (one's body) with soap and water.

Synonyms

  • gargle
  • rinse
  • clean
  • scrub
  • scrub up
  • sponge down
  • wash
  • shampoo
  • hush

Antonyms

  • septic
  • unfair
  • impure
  • unclean

Etymology

  • lave (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • laf (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • laven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lafian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

Example sentences of the word lave


1. Adjective
Add about 1 cup of wood chips to the top of the smoker's lave rock or to its woodchip receptacle.

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