Translation of "cleanse" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /klenz/ us

to make something completely clean

Cleanse the cut/wound thoroughly before you bandage it.

to make someone or something morally clean or pure

to cleanse the thoughts of our hearts
Roman Catholics go to confession to be cleansed of their sins.
figurative The mayor has promised to cleanse the city of drug dealers (= to remove them from the city).

(Translation of “cleanse” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /klenz/

to make clean

This cream will cleanse your skin.
cleanser noun

something which cleans, especially a cosmetic used to clean the face

crema limpiadora
skin cleanser.

(Translation of “cleanse” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)