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1bath

noun \ˈbath, ˈbäth\
plural baths \ˈbathz, ˈbaths, ˈthz, ˈbäths\

Definition of BATH

1
:  a washing or soaking (as in water or steam) of all or part of the body
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
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
a :  the quality or state of being covered with a liquid
b :  flood 3
5
:  bathtub
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

2bath

verb

: 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

transitive verb
British
:  to give a bath to
intransitive verb
British :  to take a bath

First Known Use of BATH

15th century

3bath

noun

Definition of BATH

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

Origin of BATH

Hebrew
First Known Use: 14th century

Bath

geographical name \ˈbath, ˈbäth\

Definition of BATH

city SW England in Somerset pop 79,900
BATHED Defined for Kids

bath

noun \ˈbath, ˈbäth\
plural baths \ˈbathz, ˈthz\

Definition of BATH for Kids

1
:  an act of washing the body usually in a bathtub <took a bath>
2
:  water for bathing <draw a bath>
3
:  a place, room, or building where people may bathe <ancient Roman baths>
4
:  bathroom
5
:  bathtub

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