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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


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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

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


Bath

play
geographical name \ˈbath, ˈbäth\

Definition of Bath

  1. 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

play
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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