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American English: /beɪð/
British English: /beɪð/

Translation of bathe in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1 (wash)
    (baby/dog) (US)
    Example sentences
    • Use cotton wool, or a pad for removing make-up, to soak up this mix and gently bathe the eyes.
    • Hop Sing continued to gently bathe the wound; although there was little point it offered some comfort and hope to the young man.
    • After meals, gently bathe the site with warm salt water (one teaspoon of table salt to a glass).
    Example sentences
    • Anyway, with my terrier, sometimes I bathe her to wash the allergens off.
    • In the naming ritual, the grandmother kneels and washes the mother's hair, then bathes the baby.
    • No one ever taught me how to actually bathe a baby!
  • 2 (drench) (usually passive) to be bathed in something
    (in tears/sweat/light)
    estar bañado en algo
    Example sentences
    • And at winter dusk, sky and snow are bathed in delicate colours which linger for hours.
    • On a sunny Sunday that is unseasonably warm, the Pawson household is bathed in light and filled with the smell of roasting lamb.
    • Kita was immediately bathed in a pool of white light.

intransitive verb

  • 1 (take bath) (US)
    Example sentences
    • People used the same water to bathe, wash their cows and drink,’ Bascombe related.
    • But what if the upstream community wants to use the water to bathe and wash clothes, and the result will be a shortage of drinking water for the downstream community?
    • In other news, I got to bathe in running water tonight!
  • 2 (go swimming) (British)
    Example sentences
    • I would land from time to time and swim and bathe in the lake and watch as white birds lifted from the water and soared off to the clouds.
    • Summer now exists only as a vague memory, a time when all was warm and I bathed in lakes and pools and kissed and danced (possibly).
    • Both men and donkeys stepped into the cool waters of the river, bathed and then spent some time under the green shady trees.


  • (British) [colloquial]
    (no plural)
    baño (masculine) (en el mar, en un río etc)
    to go for a bathe
    ir a darse un baño
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