Bathe Definition

bāth
bathed, bathes, bathing
verb
bathes
To take a bath.
American Heritage
To put into a liquid; immerse.
Webster's New World
To bathe oneself; take a bath or shower.
Webster's New World
To go into the water for swimming or other recreation.
American Heritage
To give a bath to; wash.
Webster's New World
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noun
bathes
A bathing in the sea, a pool, etc.; a swim.
Webster's New World
(UK, colloquial) The act of swimming or bathing, especially in the sea, a lake, or a river; a swimming bath.
I'm going to have a midnight bathe tonight.
Wiktionary
Synonyms:
  • drouk

Origin of Bathe

  • From Middle English bathen, from Old English baþian (“to bathe, wash”), from Proto-Germanic *baþōną (“to bathe”), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeh₁-, *bʰoh₁- (“to warm”). More at bath.

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English bathen from Old English bathian

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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