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bathe

verb  us   /beɪð/

bathe verb (WASH)

[I/T] to wash someone, usually with soap and water in a bathtub : [T] I had to change the kidsdiapers and feed them and bathe them.

bathe verb (COVER)

[T] to cover with a liquid, esp. as a treatment for pain or injury: I bathed my foot in warm salt water. fig. The afternoon sun bathed the city in pink and gold.
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