bathe bathe  /ˈbeɪð/


  1. (n) the act of swimming
  2. (v) cleanse the entire body
  3. (v) suffuse with or as if with light
  4. (v) clean one's body by immersion into water

Derived Word(s)


  • I like to bathe in public.


  1. Addison nursing students seek out experience, challenges on service trips

    Local students assist Brazilian nurses to bathe and feed babies in the Pediatric ICU of the Obras Sociais de Irmã Dulce Hospital in Salvador, Brazil. Danica Raymundo changes the dressings of a G-tube.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Huntley Farmside

  2. Who's Left Behind When a Soldier Commits Suicide?

    The day after her husband's funeral, a week or so after she found him, Rebecca Morrison somehow managed to get dressed and get in the car. She was exhausted, wrung out of tears. She could barely move or speak. All that week her family and friends had to feed her, bathe her, walk her to the bathro...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Dallas Observer


  1. "Bathe him, then graze him," Nafzger called out to the colt's groom Friday. "He's ready. He's sharp."
    on Jul 27, 2007 By: Carl Nafzger Source: MSNBC

  2. "We don't have enough water to drink, let alone the chance to bathe," said Gul Mohammad, 25, who arrived with seven other family members. "We brought nothing. We just came here to save our lives."
    on Oct 19, 2008 By: Gul Mohammad Source: Globe and Mail

  3. "Women like to show themselves naked. I myself bathe only in water, because to do it every time with champagne would be pretty expensive," Lugner, 75, told a news conference.
    on Jan 16, 2008 By: Richard Lugner Source: Reuters

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