wet down

verb

Definition of wet down 

transitive verb

: to dampen by sprinkling with water

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Synonyms & Antonyms for wet down

Synonyms

bathe, bedraggle, douse (also dowse), drench, drown, soak, sop, souse, wash, water, water-soak, waterlog, wet

Antonyms

dehydrate, desiccate, dry, parch, scorch, sear

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Examples of wet down in a Sentence

it will be easier to clean up if you wet down the surfaces first the stylist began by wetting down my hair

First Known Use of wet down

1840, in the meaning defined above

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