Lave - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈleɪv|  American pronunciation of the word lave
Brit.  |leɪv|  British pronunciation of the word lave
- wash or flow against (syn: lap, wash)
the waves laved the shore
- cleanse (one's body) with soap and water (syn: wash)
- wash one's face and hands (syn: wash up)

Examples

...the cold water from the stream gently laved her burned fingers...

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