To jump in a lake and swim after a long day of hiking is an example of to bathe.
Bathed the wound with iodine.
A room that was bathed in sunlight.
Sweat bathed his brow.
The trees are bathed in moonlight.
She bathed her eyes with liquid to remove the stinging chemical.
The nurse bathed his wound with a sponge.
The incoming tides bathed the coral reef.
The room was bathed in moonlight.
A dense fog bathed the city streets.
I'm going to have a midnight bathe tonight.
Origin of bathe
- Middle English bathen from Old English bathian
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition