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bath

noun \ ˈbath , ˈbäth \

Definition of bath

plural baths play \ˈbat͟hz, ˈbaths, ˈbät͟hz, ˈbäths\
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 and Etymology of bath

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


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bath

verb

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


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bath

noun

Definition of bath

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

Origin and Etymology of bath

Hebrew


Bath

geographical name \ ˈbath , ˈbäth \

Definition of Bath

city in Somerset, southwestern England population 79,900


BATH Defined for English Language Learners

bath

verb

Definition of bath for English Language Learners

  • : 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


BATH Defined for Kids

bath

noun \ ˈbath , ˈbäth \

Definition of bath for Students

plural baths \ˈbat͟hz, ˈbät͟hz\
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

Medical Dictionary

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bath

noun \ ˈbath, ˈbȧth \

medical Definition of bath

plural baths play \ˈbat͟hz, ˈbaths, ˈbȧt͟hz, ˈbȧths\
1 : a washing or soaking (as in water) of all or part of the body — see mud bath, sitz bath
2 a : water used for bathing
b (1) : a medium for regulating the temperature of something placed in or on it
(2) : a vessel containing this medium
3 : a place resorted to especially for medical treatment by bathing : spa usually used in plural

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bath

transitive verb

medical Definition of bath

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


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