- the act of bathing, especially in the sea, a lake, or a river.
- a swimming bath.
Origin of bathe
OTHER WORDS FROM bathere·bathe, verb, re·bathed, re·bath·ing.
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH bathebath, bathe
Words nearby bathe
How to use bathe in a sentence
Jasmin helps her transfer in and out of her wheelchair, get dressed, and bathe.
With little water and only a few hours of electricity a day they were unable to shower or bathe the 25 children in the apartment.Israel’s Campaign to Send Gaza Back to the Stone Age|Jesse Rosenfeld|July 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I remember getting up and going in to bathe him and dress him.Ireland’s ‘Mother and Baby Home’ Horror Goes Beyond Tuam’s Dead Infants|Patsy McGarry|June 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Women would first bathe their feet in a mixture of vinegar and natural vegetation.Corsets, Muslin Disease, and More of the Deadly Fashion Trends|The Fashion Beast Team|April 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Early in the voyage, he decided to start the day with a sea bathe.
"To bathe in the very heart's blood of the one desired," he added with grave emphasis.Three More John Silence Stories|Algernon Blackwood
He helped her to light the lamp; then she went into her room to take off her hat and to bathe her face and hands.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
If a Hindoo happens to touch a Paria as he is passing, he thinks himself defiled, and is obliged to bathe immediately.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
Once I had taken him to bathe in the river; this was summer vacation and several boys came with me to help.
He had gone to bathe in the river, had slipped too far out, and not knowing how to swim had almost been drowned.