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batheverb

uk   us   /beɪð/

bathe verb (SWIM)

[I] UK to swim, especially in the sea, a river, or a lake: Children suffering from the illness had bathed in sea water contaminated by sewage.

bathe verb (COVER)

[T] to cover something with a liquid, especially in order to make part of the body feel better: I bathed my feet in salt water. [T] to cover something in a way that causes a pleasant feeling or appearance: In the afternoon the sun bathes the city in shades of pink and gold.

bathe verb (WASH)

(UK also bath) [T] to wash in a bath or to wash someone in a bath

bathenoun [S]

uk   us   /beɪð/ UK formal
an occasion when you swim or spend time in water: I went for a bathe every evening.
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