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There are 9 meanings of the word Douse.

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Douse - as a verb

Put out, as of a candle or a light

Example: "Douse the lights"

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put out

Wet thoroughly

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Dip into a liquid

Example: "He dipped into the pool"

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Immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate

Example: "Dip the garment into the cleaning solution"

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Hypernyms (Closely Related)
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Lower quickly

Example: "Douse a sail"


Example: "Douse a rope"

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Cover with liquid; pour liquid onto

Example: "Souse water on his hot face"

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Douse - as a noun

A sudden plunging into water.

A blow or stroke, especially to the face.

Example Sentences

"Please douse the campfire before leaving."
"He quickly doused the flames with water."
"She doused herself in perfume before the party."
"The firefighters worked to douse the burning building."
"The sudden rainstorm doused our plans for a picnic."
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Word Game Points

Is DOUSE a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, douse is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

DOUSE has a SCRABBLE points total of 6.

Is DOUSE a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, douse is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
DOUSE has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 7.

Is DOUSE a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, douse is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
DOUSE has a WORDFEUD points total of 7.

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