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launder

laun·der

launder

pronunciation:
lawn dr
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: laundered, laundering, launders
definition 1: to wash, or wash and iron (clothing, linens, or the like).
synonyms:
clean, wash
similar words:
cleanse, dry-clean, lave, rinse, scour, scrub, soak, soap
definition 2: to conceal the source of (money obtained illegally) by channeling it through an intermediary such as a foreign bank, a legitimate business, or a business created solely for such a purpose.
similar words:
conceal, hide, screen, wash
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to wash, or wash and iron, clothing, linens, or the like.
synonyms:
wash
similar words:
clean, scrub, soak
definition 2: to undergo laundering.
This fabric launders in cold water.
synonyms:
clean, wash
similar words:
soak
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a wooden trough in which ore is suspended, washed, and carried in water during processing.
similar words:
channel, chute, conduit, drain, duct, gutter, trough
derivations: launderable (adj.), launderability (n.)
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