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bathe

bathe

 
pronunciation:
beIth
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part of speech: verb
inflections: bathed, bathes, bathing
definition 1: to give a bath to; wash.
synonyms:
wash
similar words:
clean, cleanse, rinse, soak
definition 2: to cover or surround.
The lake was bathed in moonlight.
synonyms:
cover, envelop, surround
similar words:
coat, wrap
definition 3: to take a bath.
synonyms:
wash
similar words:
shower, soak
definition 4: to go swimming.
We bathed in the creek behind my house.
synonyms:
swim
similar words:
splash, wade
derivations: bather (n.), bathing (n.)
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