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lavatory - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'lavatory' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Lavatory [ a.]
- Washing, or cleansing by washing.
2 . Lavatory [ n.]
- A place for washing.
- A basin or other vessel for washing in.
- A wash or lotion for a diseased part.
- A place where gold is obtained by washing.

Meaning of 'lavatory' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . lavatory [ n]
Meaning (1):
- a bathroom sink that is permanently installed and connected to a water supply and drainpipe; where you can wash your hands and face
Example in sentence:
  • he ran some water in the basin and splashed it on his face