Synonyms of dowse


1. dowse, dowsing, rhabdomancy, divination, foretelling, soothsaying, fortune telling

usage: searching for underground water or minerals by using a dowsing rod


1. douse, dowse, wet

usage: wet thoroughly

2. dowse, divine

usage: use a divining rod in search of underground water or metal

3. douse, dowse, slacken, remit

usage: slacken; "douse a rope"

4. drench, douse, dowse, soak, sop, souse, wet

usage: cover with liquid; pour liquid onto; "souse water on his hot face"

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Definition and meaning of dowse (Dictionary)