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bathe

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of bathe

  1. 1 to flow along or against <the cool waters of the North Atlantic bathe the island's shores> Synonyms wash, lap, lave, lip, splashRelated Words bubble, gurgle, plash, ripple, slosh

  2. 2 to make wet <bathe your contact lens with the solution before inserting them> Synonyms wet, bedraggle, douse (also dowse), drench, drown, soak, sodden, sop, souse, wash, water, waterlog, water-soak, wet downRelated Words asperse, bedew, damp, dampen, drizzle, humidify, hydrate, mist, moisten, moisturize, shower, sprinkle; deluge, flood, hose (down), inundate, overflow; submerge, swamp; splash; impregnate, saturate, steep; flush, irrigate, lave, rinse, slosh, sluice; dip, duck, dunk; rehydrate, rewash, rewetNear Antonyms dewater, evaporate, freeze-dry; drip-dry, wring; dehumidifyAntonyms dehydrate, desiccate, dry, parch, scorch, sear

  3. 3 to supply with light <the walls of the canyon were bathed with the warm rays of the setting sun> Synonyms illuminate, beacon, emblaze, illume, illumine, irradiate, light, lightenRelated Words brighten; beam, beat (down), radiate, shine; enhalo, halo; floodlight; highlight, spotlight; blaze, burn, fire, flame, glare, glow, ignite, incinerate, kindle; bedazzle, blind, daze, dazzle; gleam, glisten, glitterNear Antonyms dim, dull, obscure; cover, shroud, veil; douse (also dowse), extinguish, put out, quench, snuff (out)Antonyms blacken, darken, obfuscate


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