bath

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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

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