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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bathe  \Bathe\,  v.  i. 
  1.  To  bathe  one's  self  to  take  a  bath  or  baths.  ``They  bathe 
  in  summer.''  --Waller. 
 
  2.  To  immerse  or  cover  one's  self  as  in  a  bath.  ``To  bathe 
  in  fiery  floods.''  --Shak.  ``Bathe  in  the  dimples  of  her 
  cheek.''  --Lloyd. 
 
  3.  To  bask  in  the  sun.  [Obs.]  --Chaucer. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bathe  \Bathe\,  n. 
  The  immersion  of  the  body  in  water;  as  to  take  one's  usual 
  bathe.  --Edin.  Rev. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bathe  \Bathe\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Bathed}  (?);  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Bathing}.]  [OE.  ba?ien,  AS  ba?ian,  fr  b[ae]?  bath.  See  1st 
  {Bath},  and  cf  {Bay}  to  bathe.] 
  1.  To  wash  by  immersion,  as  in  a  bath;  to  subject  to  a  bath. 
 
  Chancing  to  bathe  himself  in  the  River  Cydnus 
  --South. 
 
  2.  To  lave;  to  wet.  ``The  lake  which  bathed  the  foot  of  the 
  Alban  mountain.''  --T.  Arnold. 
 
  3.  To  moisten  or  suffuse  with  a  liquid. 
 
  And  let  us  bathe  our  hands  in  C[ae]sar's  blood. 
  --Shak. 
 
  4.  To  apply  water  or  some  liquid  medicament  to  as  to  bathe 
  the  eye  with  warm  water  or  with  sea  water;  to  bathe  one's 
  forehead  with  camphor. 
 
  5.  To  surround,  or  envelop,  as  water  surrounds  a  person 
  immersed.  ``The  rosy  shadows  bathe  me  ''  --Tennyson. 
  ``The  bright  sunshine  bathing  all  the  world.'' 
  --Longfellow. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bathe 
  n  :  the  act  of  swimming;  "the  Englishman  said  he  had  a  good 
  bathe" 
  v  1:  cleanse  the  entire  body;  "bathe  daily" 
  2:  suffuse  with  or  as  if  with  light;  "The  room  was  bathed  in 
  sunlight" 
  3:  clean  one's  body  by  immersion  into  water;  "The  child  should 
  take  a  bath  every  day"  [syn:  {bath}] 




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