Definitions for: Launder

[v] convert illegally obtained funds into legal ones
[v] cleanse with a cleaning agent, such as soap, and water; "Wash the towels, please!"

Webster (1913) Definition: Laun"der, n. [Contracted fr. OE. lavender, F.
lavandi[`e]re, LL. lavandena, from L. lavare to wash. See
1. A washerwoman. [Obs.]

2. (Mining) A trough used by miners to receive the powdered
ore from the box where it is beaten, or for carrying water
to the stamps, or other apparatus, for comminuting, or
sorting, the ore.

Laun"der, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Laundered; p. pr. &
vb. n. Laundering.]
1. To wash, as clothes; to wash, and to smooth with a
flatiron or mangle; to wash and iron; as, to launder

2. To lave; to wet. [Obs.] --Shak.

Synonyms: wash

See Also: acid-wash, change, clean, commute, convert, cradle, exchange, handwash, machine wash, make clean, powerwash, pressure-wash, rinse off, stonewash, suds, wash out, water-wash

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