Synonyms of cleanse in English:

cleanse


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verb

1‘the wound was then cleansed and redressed aseptically’

SYNONYMS
clean, make clean, clean up, wash, bathe, rinse, disinfect, sanitize, decontaminate, purify
rare deterge

2‘a plan to cleanse the environment of traces of lead’

SYNONYMS
rid, clear, free, purify, purge, empty, strip, void, relieve

3‘the monk works to cleanse himself from the sins of the fleshly body’

SYNONYMS
purify, purge, absolve, free
deliver
archaic shrive
rare lustrate