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Definition of launder
verb [with object]
wash, or wash and iron, (clothes or linens):he wasn’t used to laundering his own bed linens [as adjective, with submodifier]: (laundered)freshly laundered sheets conceal the origins of (money obtained illegally) by transfers involving foreign banks or legitimate businesses. alter (information) to make it appear more acceptable:we began to notice attempts to launder the data retrospectively
a trough for holding or conveying water, especially (in mining) one used for washing ore. a channel for conveying molten metal from a furnace or container to a ladle or mold.