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Definitions and Synonyms of launder | Another word for launder | What is launder?

Definition 1: convert illegally obtained funds into legal ones - [verb of change]

(launder is a kind of ...) exchange or replace with another, usually of the same kind or category

"Could you convert my dollars into pounds?" "He changed his name" "convert centimeters into inches" "convert holdings into shares"

Definition 2: cleanse with a cleaning agent, such as soap, and water - [verb of contact]

Samples where launder or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Wash the towels, please!

Synonyms for launder in the sense of this definition

(launder is a kind of ...) make clean by removing dirt, filth, or unwanted substances from

"Clean the stove!" "The dentist cleaned my teeth"

(... is a kind of launder ) wash with water

(... is a kind of launder ) wash with acid so as to achieve a bleached look

"acid-wash blue jeans"

(... is a kind of launder ) wash by machine

"Can these shirts be machine-washed?"

(... is a kind of launder ) wash or launder by hand instead of with a machine

"This delicate sweater must be handwashed"

(... is a kind of launder ) wash with stones to achieve a worn appearance

"stonewash blue jeans"

(... is a kind of launder ) wash in a cradle

"cradle gold"

(... is a kind of launder ) wash off soap or remaining dirt

(... is a kind of launder ) wash in suds

(... is a kind of launder ) wash before painting to remove old paint and mildew

"pressure-wash the house"

(... is a kind of launder ) wash free from unwanted substances, such as dirt

"Wash out your dirty shirt in the sink"

(launder has a similar meaning as ...) clean with some chemical process

(launder has a similar meaning as ...) be capable of being washed

"Does this material wash?"

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