There are 3 definitions of bath in English:

bath1

Syllabification: bath
Pronunciation: /baTH
 
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noun (plural baths /baTHs, baT͟Hz/)

1An act or process of immersing and washing one’s body in a large container of water: she took a long, hot bath
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  • Start to relax an hour before bedtime with a hot bath or your favorite music.
  • There's nothing like a nice hot bath on a cold winter's day.
  • Elizabeth, after finishing her bath, continued to dress.
Synonyms
wash, soak, cleansing, soaking, scrubbing, ablutions; dip; shower
1.1A container of water and its contents; a bathtub: he lay thinking in the bath
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  • Asmodeus laid in the bath submerging herself in a deep pool of water, her eyes closed in concentration.
  • I stripped off and got in the bath, laid back and let the water begin its magic of revivifying me.
  • Downstairs, there is even a jacuzzi in the bath and a sauna.
Synonyms
bathtub, tub, hot tub, whirlpool, sauna, steam bath, Turkish bath
trademark Jacuzzi
1.2 (usually baths) A public establishment offering bathing facilities.
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  • Pensioners in Bradford may be able to enjoy free swimming facilities at Corporation baths soon.
  • Comparatively little is known of the colonia, but there were large public buildings, including baths, and private buildings with mosaics, attesting to prosperity of a provincial capital.
  • The Romans actually were quite good at public health facilities with their public baths and aqueducts and paved streets.
1.3 (baths) A resort with a mineral spring used for medical treatment.
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  • Moctezuma, after his battle, was accustomed to dip in the thermal baths of this place and rest.
  • So, after days spent duelling and fighting, I was able to go back and soak in warm mineral baths overlooking the magnificent Tuscan countryside.
  • We check in, and head off en masse for the mud spring baths.
1.4chiefly North American A bathroom.
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  • The main difference was one had a half bath, kind of bathroom which neither one of us liked, but a much nicer cabinet layout in the kitchen.
  • Our party space was maybe 550 square feet - which included the kitchen and a half bath.
  • The house in Houston will include guest suites with private baths, communal kitchen, living and dining rooms, a library, a family room and a manager's office.
1.5 [with modifier] A container holding a liquid or other substance in which something is immersed, typically when undergoing a process such as film developing.
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  • After processing in this bath, the film is clear where the developed silver was and white where the remaining silver halide is.
  • Great care should be practiced to prevent the potential hazard of accumulating liquid oxygen in the liquid nitrogen bath.
  • Leaves were mounted on a Perspex holder with their lower edge touching a reservoir of dilute nutrient solution that also contained the reference bath electrode.

verb

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Wash (someone) while immersing him or her in a container of water: how to bath a baby
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  • Decide on a bedtime routine - such as feed your baby, bath her, then settle her in bed.
  • I went to parenting classes and learnt how to bath a baby and how to change its nappy, but I never really thought about what happened after the baby came out and was placed on my belly for me to gaze at adoringly.
  • Wendy had to show Hendry how to feed, wind and bath the baby and left him alone with her only if she went shopping.

Origin

Old English bæth, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch bad and German Bad.

Phrases

take a bath

informal Suffer a heavy financial loss.
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  • It looks as if every kid in town is going splish, splash and the town's finances aren't even taking a bath.
  • Hong Kong and China shares took a bath yesterday as investors reacted negatively to rumours of a near-term interest rate increase by Beijing and renewed unrest in the Middle East.
  • As usual, this big shot walked away with a slick profit and a wink, while small investors and company employees took a bath.

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There are 3 definitions of bath in English:

bath2

Syllabification: bath
Pronunciation: /
 
baTH/

noun

An ancient Hebrew liquid measure equivalent to about 40 liters or 9 gallons.
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  • The Bath, equal to 72 Logs, is thus the liquid equivalent of the Ephah, also equal to 72 Logs.
  • Ancient pottery, closely corresponding to our above figure, has been found in Tell Beit Mirsim that is marked "bath'' and has a capacity of about 5 gallons.
  • The standard liquid measure in the Bible is the bath.

Origin

from Hebrew baṯ.

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There are 3 definitions of bath in English:

Bath3

Syllabification: Bath
Pronunciation: /baTH, bäTH
 
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A spa town in southwestern England; population 81,600 (est. 2009).

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