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bathe

[ beyth ]
/ be瑟冒 /
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verb (used with object), bathed, bath路ing.
verb (used without object), bathed, bath路ing.
noun
British.
  1. the act of bathing, especially in the sea, a lake, or a river.
  2. a swimming bath.
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Origin of bathe

before 1000; Middle English bath(i)en,Old English bathian, equivalent to b忙thbath1 + -ian infinitive suffix

OTHER WORDS FROM bathe

re路bathe, verb, re路bathed, re路bath路ing.

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH bathe

bath, bathe
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British Dictionary definitions for bathe

bathe
/ (be瑟冒) /

verb
noun
British a swim or paddle in a body of open water or a river

Derived forms of bathe

bather, noun

Word Origin for bathe

Old English bathian; related to Old Norse batha, Old High German bad艒n
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