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bath

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noun \ˈbath, ˈbäth\

Definition of bath

plural baths play \ˈbathz, ˈbaths, ˈbäthz, ˈbäths\

  1. 1 :  a washing or soaking (as in water or steam) of all or part of the body

  2. 2 a :  water used for bathing b (1) :  a contained liquid for a special purpose (2) :  a receptacle holding the liquid c (1) :  a medium for regulating the temperature of something placed in or on it (2) :  a vessel containing this medium

  3. 3 a :  bathroom b :  a building containing an apartment or a series of rooms designed for bathing c :  spa 1 —usually used in plural d British :  swimming pool —often used in plural

  4. 4 a :  the quality or state of being covered with a liquid b :  flood 3

  5. 5 :  bathtub

  6. 6 :  a financial setback :  loss <took a bath in the market>



Origin of bath

Middle English, from Old English bæth; akin to Old High German bad bath, Old High German bāen to warm


First Known Use: before 12th century

Rhymes with bath


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bath

verb

Simple Definition of bath

  • : to wash (someone) in a container filled with water : to give a bath to (someone)

  • : to have a bath : to wash yourself in a bath

Full Definition of bath

British

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to give a bath to

  3. intransitive verb
  4. British :  to take a bath

15th Century

First Known Use of bath

15th century


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bath

noun

Definition of bath

  1. :  an ancient Hebrew liquid measure corresponding to the ephah of dry measure



Origin of bath

Hebrew


First Known Use: 14th century


Bath

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geographical name \ˈbath, ˈbäth\

Definition of Bath

  1. city SW England in Somerset pop 79,900






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