There are 3 definitions of bath in English:


Syllabification: bath
Pronunciation: /baTH

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.
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.
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.


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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.


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


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:


Syllabification: bath
Pronunciation: /


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.


from Hebrew baṯ.

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

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