bath

noun (1)
\ˈbath, ˈbäth\
plural baths\ ˈbat͟hz , ˈbaths, ˈbät͟hz, ˈbäths \

Definition of bath 

(Entry 1 of 4)

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

2a : 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

3a : bathroom

b : a building containing an apartment or a series of rooms designed for bathing

c : spa sense 1 usually used in plural

d British : swimming pool often used in plural

4a : the quality or state of being covered with a liquid

b : flood sense 3

5 : bathtub

6 : a financial setback : loss took a bath in the market

bath

verb
bathed; bathing; baths

Definition of bath (Entry 2 of 4)

transitive verb

British : to give a bath to

intransitive verb

British : to take a bath

bath

noun (2)

Definition of bath (Entry 3 of 4)

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

Bath

geographical name
\ˈbath, ˈbäth\

Definition of Bath (Entry 4 of 4)

city in Somerset, southwestern England population 79,900

First Known Use of bath

Noun (1)

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Verb

15th century, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

Noun (2)

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bath

Noun (1)

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

Noun (2)

Hebrew

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bath

verb

English Language Learners 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

bath

noun
\ˈbath, ˈbäth\
plural baths\ ˈbat͟hz, ˈbät͟hz \

Kids Definition of bath

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

bath

noun
\ˈbath, ˈbȧth \
plural baths\ ˈbat͟hz , ˈbaths , ˈbȧt͟hz, ˈbȧths \

Medical Definition of bath 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 : a washing or soaking (as in water) of all or part of the body — see mud bath, sitz bath

2a : 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

Medical Definition of bath (Entry 2 of 2)

British

: to give a bath to

intransitive verb

British : to take a bath

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