What does bathe mean?

Definitions for bathe
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. batheverb

    the act of swimming

    "the Englishman said he had a good bathe"

  2. batheverb

    cleanse the entire body

    "bathe daily"

  3. batheverb

    suffuse with or as if with light

    "The room was bathed in sunlight"

  4. bathe, bathverb

    clean one's body by immersion into water

    "The child should bathe every day"

Wiktionary

  1. bathenoun

    The act of swimming or bathing, especially in the sea, a lake, or a river; a swimming bath.

    I'm going to have a midnight bathe tonight.

    Etymology: From bathen, from baþian, from baþōnan, from bhe-. More at bath.

  2. batheverb

    To clean oneself by immersion in water or using water; to take a bath, have a bath.

    Etymology: From bathen, from baþian, from baþōnan, from bhe-. More at bath.

  3. batheverb

    To immerse oneself, or part of the body, in water for pleasure or refreshment; to swim.

    Etymology: From bathen, from baþian, from baþōnan, from bhe-. More at bath.

  4. batheverb

    To clean a person by immersion in water or using water; to take a bath, have a bath.

    We bathe our baby before going to bed; some other parents do it in the morning if they have time.

    Etymology: From bathen, from baþian, from baþōnan, from bhe-. More at bath.

  5. batheverb

    To apply water or other liquid to; to suffuse or cover with liquid.

    Etymology: From bathen, from baþian, from baþōnan, from bhe-. More at bath.

  6. batheverb

    To cover or surround.

    Etymology: From bathen, from baþian, from baþōnan, from bhe-. More at bath.

  7. batheverb

    To sunbathe.

    The women bathed in the sun.

    Etymology: From bathen, from baþian, from baþōnan, from bhe-. More at bath.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Batheverb

    to wash by immersion, as in a bath; to subject to a bath

  2. Batheverb

    to lave; to wet

  3. Batheverb

    to moisten or suffuse with a liquid

  4. Batheverb

    to apply water or some liquid medicament to; as, to bathe the eye with warm water or with sea water; to bathe one's forehead with camphor

  5. Batheverb

    to surround, or envelop, as water surrounds a person immersed

  6. Batheverb

    to bathe one's self; to take a bath or baths

  7. Batheverb

    to immerse or cover one's self, as in a bath

  8. Batheverb

    to bask in the sun

  9. Bathenoun

    the immersion of the body in water; as to take one's usual bathe

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Bathe

    th, v.t. to wash as in a bath: to wash or moisten with any liquid: to moisten, suffuse, encompass.—v.i. to take a bath.—n. the act of taking a bath.—ns. Bath′ing-box, a box for bathers to undress and dress in; Bath′ing-machine′, a small carriage in which a bather may be carried out into water conveniently deep for bathing. [A.S. bathian; Old High Ger. badôn, bathôn (Ger. baden).]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bathe in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bathe in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of bathe in a Sentence

  1. Bill Schuette:

    I would certainly not bathe a newborn child or a young infant in this bad water, and if you can't drink the bad water, you shouldn't pay for it.

  2. Fatima Bibi:

    We take half a bucket of water to bathe everyday, and some days we can't even have a wash, water is used to wash the vegetables. We'll then use it to wash clothes.

  3. Angelica Gonzalez-Garcia:

    The day after I was detained, I was removed from the cell and... told that they were going to take my daughter a long way away, the next day they got us up at 5 in the morning and took us to a trailer, and I was told to bathe and dress my daughter. I hugged my daughter and told her that she didn't have to cry.

  4. Filmmaker Nick Guthe:

    But I think Heidi Ferrer just felt that Heidi Ferrer was only going to diminish, Heidi Ferrer was going to lose the ability to walk, end up in a wheelchair, not be able to bathe Heidi Ferrer.

  5. Eric Burkett:

    This is our forever home, Eric Burkett said, holding back tears as Eric Burkett six year old son Lochlen patted his arm. There's a master bathroom that is completely accessible. There are adaptive showers so that Eric Burkett can bathe Eric Burkett and self-lowering shelves in the state-of-the-art kitchen, so that now Eric Burkett can cook again for Eric Burkett family. The idea of getting up and moving around freely without thinking about logistics. Should I use a chair ? Should I use crutches ? All that's gone, Eric Burkett said. Pointing to the wall of Eric Burkett new home outside Pittsburgh, this Marine has a few reminders from Flag Day that Eric Burkett life changed on a training mission in Morocco. That is actually of one of the prop rotors of the V-22 that crashed. On the back of that, I don't know how many Marines signed that, Eric Burkett said. The foundation started by actor Gary Sinise, best known for Gary Sinise role as Lt. Dan in the 1994 movie Forrest Gump, is trying to build 10 to 12 homes per year for severely injured veterans and first responders. It will hand over the keys to its 50th smart home this August. Donations from Home Depot, JC Penny, GE, Benjamin Moore and the Semper Fi Fund among others made Home Depot possible. Fox News first told the Burketts' story in 2014 while The Burketts ' and The Burketts ' family were recovering at Walter Reed. The Burketts ' and The Burketts ' wife were raising their four children at the time in a set of tiny rooms at the hospital. They have since given birth to twins, Nolynn and Roawyn, who are now 18 months old. A master archer, Eric Burkett began competing as a Paralympian in an effort to begin to heal after the crash. I hate shooting from a wheelchair. A lot of guys don't mind it because you're a little bit lower, you don't have to worry about this instability of your legs.

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