Cleanse meaning

klĕnz
To free from dirt, defilement, or guilt; purge or clean.
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To make clean, pure, etc.; clean; purge.
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To free from dirt, contamination, or impurities.

Cleansed the wound.

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To treat with a regimen intended to remove impurities and promote health.

We drank vegetable juice for a week to cleanse our digestive systems.

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An act of cleansing.

A cleanse of the digestive system.

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To free from dirt; to clean, purify.
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To spiritually purify; to free from sin or guilt; to purge.
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Origin of cleanse

  • Middle English clensen from Old English clǣnsian from clǣne pure, clean

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old English clǣnsian, from West Proto-Germanic *klainisōną, from *klainiz (“clean”)

    From Wiktionary