Definition of "bath" []

  • The act of soaking or cleansing the body, as in water or steam. (noun)
  • The water used for cleansing the body. (noun)
  • A bathtub. (noun)
  • A bathroom. (noun)
  • A building equipped for bathing. (noun)
  • A large container, esp one made of enamelled iron or plastic, used for washing or medically treating the body (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • The act or an instance of washing in such a container (noun)
  • The amount of liquid contained in a bath (noun)
  • A place that provides baths or a swimming pool for public use (noun)
  • A vessel in which something is immersed to maintain it at a constant temperature, to process it photographically, electrolytically, etc, or to lubricate it (noun)
  • The liquid used in such a vessel (noun)
  • To wash in a bath (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "bath" in a sentence
  • "At the expiration of this time, the cotton is taken out and placed on the edges of the copper, a pint of the above ley of foda is to be added to the bath, the cotton is then to be returned into the bath» and boiled from twelve to fifteen minutes, laflly, it is to be taken out and left to drain, wrung, wafhed in a flream of water, and wrung on the pin a fecond time."
  • "Underneath the bath is a clever place to claim back space."
  • "Minister turned to the Syndic and said to him, “O my lord! verily the bath is the Paradise21 of this world.”"