• Bathing Definition & Synonyms

  1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Bathe
  2. (n.) Act of taking a bath or baths.


• Bath Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A Hebrew measure containing the tenth of a homer, or five gallons and three pints, as a measure for liquids; and two pecks and five quarts, as a dry measure.
  2. (n.) A receptacle or place where persons may immerse or wash their bodies in water.
  3. (n.) The act of exposing the body, or part of the body, for purposes of cleanliness, comfort, health, etc., to water, vapor, hot air, or the like; as, a cold or a hot bath; a medicated bath; a steam bath; a hip bath.
  4. (n.) A building containing an apartment or a series of apartments arranged for bathing.
  5. (n.) A medium, as heated sand, ashes, steam, hot air, through which heat is applied to a body.
  6. (n.) A solution in which plates or prints are immersed; also, the receptacle holding the solution.
  7. (n.) A city in the west of England, resorted to for its hot springs, which has given its name to various objects.
  8. (n.) Water or other liquid for bathing.

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• Bathe Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. t.) To apply water or some liquid medicament to; as, to bathe the eye with warm water or with sea water; to bathe ones forehead with camphor.
  2. (v. t.) To lave; to wet.
  3. (v. i.) To immerse or cover ones self, as in a bath.
  4. (v. t.) To surround, or envelop, as water surrounds a person immersed.
  5. (v. i.) To bask in the sun.
  6. (n.) The immersion of the body in water; as to take ones usual bathe.
  7. (v. i.) To bathe ones self; to take a bath or baths.
  8. (v. t.) To moisten or suffuse with a liquid.
  9. (v. t.) To wash by immersion, as in a bath; to subject to a bath.