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"bathe" in British English

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batheverb

uk   us   /beɪð/
  • 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
(Definition of bathe from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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batheverb

 us   /beɪð/
  • bathe verb (WASH)

[I/T] to ​wash someone, usually with ​soap and ​water in a ​bathtub: [T] I had to ​change the ​kids’ ​diapers 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 ​warmsaltwater. fig. The ​afternoonsun bathed the ​city in ​pink and ​gold.
(Definition of bathe from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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