Meaning of BATH in English


[bath] n, pl baths [ME, fr. OE baeth; akin to OHG bad bath, OHG baen to warm] (bef. 12c) 1: a washing or soaking (as in water or steam) of all or part of the body

2. a: water used for bathing b (1): a contained liquid for a special purpose (2): a receptacle holding the liquid c (1): a medium for regulating the temperature of something placed in or on it (2): a vessel containing this medium 3 a: bathroom b: a building containing an apartment or a series of rooms designed for bathing c: spa--usu. used in pl. d Brit: swimming pool--often used in pl.

4. a: the quality or state of being covered with a liquid b: flood 3

5: bathtub

6: a financial setback: loss "took a ~ in the market"

[2]bath vt (15c) Brit: to give a bath to ~ vi, Brit: to take a bath [3]bath n [Heb] (14c): an ancient Hebrew liquid measure corresponding to the ephah of dry measure

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