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Definition of "bathe" []

  • To take a bath. (verb-intransitive)
  • To go into the water for swimming or other recreation. (verb-intransitive)
  • To become immersed in or as if in liquid. (verb-intransitive)
  • To sunbathe. (verb-intransitive)
  • To immerse in liquid; wet. (verb-transitive)

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.

Use "bathe" in a sentence
  • "Court scratches out couple's $100,000 lotto win RAIL worker Bale Kuzmanovski thought he had struck gold when he matched a picture of a swimmer to the word "bathe" on his instant scratch card."
  • "The scratch card machine at Mr Kuzmanovski's local newsagent claimed the word "bathe" matched a bathtub and not a swimmer."
  • "Consequently, the only appropriate way for Spaniards to bathe is "from the knees down.""