What does bathe mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bathe(verb)

    the act of swimming

    "the Englishman said he had a good bathe"

  2. bathe(verb)

    cleanse the entire body

    "bathe daily"

  3. bathe(verb)

    suffuse with or as if with light

    "The room was bathed in sunlight"

  4. bathe, bath(verb)

    clean one's body by immersion into water

    "The child should bathe every day"


  1. bathe(Noun)

    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.

  2. bathe(Verb)

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

  3. bathe(Verb)

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

  4. bathe(Verb)

    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.

  5. bathe(Verb)

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

  6. bathe(Verb)

    To cover or surround.

  7. bathe(Verb)

    To sunbathe.

    The women bathed in the sun.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bathe(verb)

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

  2. Bathe(verb)

    to lave; to wet

  3. Bathe(verb)

    to moisten or suffuse with a liquid

  4. Bathe(verb)

    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. Bathe(verb)

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

  6. Bathe(verb)

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

  7. Bathe(verb)

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

  8. Bathe(verb)

    to bask in the sun

  9. Bathe(noun)

    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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  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. Ram Krishna Dwivedi:

    Belief is what brings us here, to bathe in the waters despite the cold.

  2. Garrett Boyte:

    And I'm thinking, this is what I bathe in, this is the life that we have here.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Maryville City Manager Greg McClain:

    My understanding is, if you're on city water, you're fine. ... If you have a well, we would prefer you do not bathe in that (or) drink that, so far we've not had any indication that's been impacted yet, but testing will continue.

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