What does bathe mean?

bathe meaning in General Dictionary

The immersion of the body in water concerning simply take ones normal bathe

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  • To bathe ones self to just take a bath or baths
  • to scrub by immersion as in a bathtub to subject to a shower
  • swimming for enjoyment or recreation
  • suffuse or envelope with one thing
  • clean the complete human body
  • the act of cycling for satisfaction or relaxation
  • to scrub by immersion, such as a bath; to susceptible to a bath.
  • To lave; to damp.
  • To dampen or suffuse with a liquid.
  • To apply water or some liquid medicament to; since, to bathe the eye with tepid to warm water or with sea water; to bathe one's forehead with camphor.
  • To encircle, or envelop, as water surrounds someone immersed.
  • To bathe one's self; to simply take a bath or baths.
  • To immerse or cover a person's self, like in a bath.
  • To bask in the sun.
  • The immersion associated with body in water; as to simply take your normal bathe.

bathe meaning in Etymology Dictionary

Old English ba


bathe meaning in General Dictionary

(v. t.) To clean by immersion, such as a bath; to susceptible to a bath.

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  • (v. t.) To lave; to damp.
  • (v. t.) To moisten or suffuse with a liquid.
  • (v. t.) To make use of water or some liquid medicament to; since, to bathe a person's eye with warm water or with sea water; to bathe your forehead with camphor.
  • (v. t.) To encircle, or envelop, as water encompasses an individual immersed.
  • (v. i.) To bathe your self; to take a bath or bathrooms.
  • (v. i.) To immerse or cover a person's self, as in a bath.
  • (v. i.) To bask in the sun.
  • (n.) The immersion of the human body in liquid; concerning take a person's typical bathe.

Sentence Examples with the word bathe

Mark, how when sailors in a dead calm bathe in the open sea--mark how closely they hug their ship and only coast along her sides.

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