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bathe

verb
 
 
/beɪð/
WASH YOURSELF [I, T] mainly US ( UK bath) to wash yourself or someone else in a bath: I bathe every day.Personal hygiene and appearance - general wordsCleaning generally
PART OF BODY [T] to wash part of someone's body, often because it is hurt: Bathe your eye with cool salty water.Treating and caring for people
SWIM [I] old-fashioned to swimSwimming
be bathed in light to look attractive in a beautiful light: The mountain was bathed in red-gold light from the setting sun.Emitting and casting light
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