The definition of bathe means to wet your or body in water or to take a bath.(verb)
To jump in a lake and swim after a long day of hiking is an example of to bathe.
See bathe in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME bathen < OE bathian < bæth, bath
See bathe in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb bathed bathed, bath·ing, bathes verb, intransitive
Origin: Middle English bathen
Origin: , from Old English bathian.
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