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cleanse

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verb \ˈklenz\

Definition of cleanse

cleansed

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cleansing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  clean; especially :  to rid of impurities by or as if by washing

Origin and Etymology of cleanse

Middle English clensen, from Old English clǣnsian to purify, from clǣne clean


First Known Use: before 12th century


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cleanse

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Definition of cleanse

  1. :  a very restrictive short-term diet primarily intended to remove toxins from the body Under the supervision of her nutritionist … Gillian Anderson has reportedly participated in cleanses that consist of little more than liquids for 10 days. — J. D. Heiman … told me about her 28-day cleanse, which limits the caffeine, sugar, gluten, dairy and red meat in your diet. — Jon Harris

1999

First Known Use of cleanse

1999



CLEANSE Defined for Kids

cleanse

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verb \ˈklenz\

Definition of cleanse for Students

cleansed

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cleansing

  1. :  to make clean Cleanse the wound with soap and water.


Medical Dictionary

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cleanse

verb \ˈklenz\

Medical Definition of cleanse

cleansed

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cleansing

  1. :  to make clean

  2. intransitive verb

  3. :  to engage in or undergo a cleanse to remove toxins from the body


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cleanse

noun

Medical Definition of cleanse

  1. :  a very restrictive short-term diet primarily intended to remove toxins from the body



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