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bath

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noun \ˈbath, ˈbäth\

Definition of bath

plural

baths

play play \ˈbathz, ˈbaths, ˈbäthz, ˈbäths\
  1. 1 :  a washing or soaking (as in water or steam) of all or part of the body

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

  3. 3a :  bathroomb :  a building containing an apartment or a series of rooms designed for bathingc :  spa 1 —usually used in plurald British :  swimming pool —often used in plural

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

  5. 5 :  bathtub

  6. 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


First Known Use: before 12th century


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bath

verb

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 and Etymology of bath

Hebrew


First Known Use: 14th century


Bath

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geographical name \ˈbath, ˈbäth\

Definition of Bath

  1. city in Somerset, southwestern England population 79,900



BATH Defined for English Language Learners


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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

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noun \ˈbath, ˈbäth\

Definition of bath for Students

plural

baths

\ˈbathz, ˈbäthz\
  1. 1 :  an act of washing the body usually in a bathtub took a bath

  2. 2 :  water for bathing draw a bath

  3. 3 :  a place, room, or building where people may bathe ancient Roman baths

  4. 4 :  bathroom

  5. 5 :  bathtub


Medical Dictionary

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bath

play
noun \ˈbath, ˈbȧth\

Medical Definition of bath

plural

baths

\ˈbathz, ˈbaths, ˈbȧthz, ˈbȧths\play play
  1. 1:  a washing or soaking (as in water) of all or part of the body—see mud bath, sitz bath

  2. 2a:  water used for bathingb (1):  a medium for regulating the temperature of something placed in or on it (2):  a vessel containing this medium

  3. 3:  a place resorted to especially for medical treatment by bathing :  spa—usually used in plural


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bath

verb

Medical Definition of bath

  1. British :  to give a bath to

  2. intransitive verb

  3. British :  to take a bath



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