• IPA: /ɹɪns/
  • (dated, regional US) IPA: /ɹɛns/

rinse (rinses, present participle rinsing; past and past participle rinsed)

  1. (transitive) To wash (something) quickly using water and no soap.
    You'd better rinse that stain before putting the shirt in the washing machine.
  2. (transitive) To remove soap from (something) using water.
    Rinse the dishes after you wash them.
  3. (UK, slang) To thoroughly defeat in an argument, fight or other competition.
    Oh no.
    You got rinsed.
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rinse (plural rinses)

  1. The action of rinsing.
    I'll just give this knife a quick rinse.
  2. A liquid used to rinse, now particularly a hair dye.
    I had a henna rinse yesterday.
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