Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: bathe
IPA transcription: [b'eɪð]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: bathe
    Meaning: the act of swimming; "the Englishman said he had a good bathe"
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: bathe
    Meaning: cleanse the entire body; "bathe daily"
  • Synonyms: bathe
    Meaning: suffuse with or as if with light; "The room was bathed in sunlight"
Usage examples
  • He went to the river to bathe.
  • "Do let me bathe it," she begged.
  • It was not enough that he brooded while she went to bathe and exercise.
  • As by this time the children had started to bathe Zip, the doctor was told to go right upstairs.
  • He must observe a fast, and may neither drink nor bathe; what little he eats must be eaten dry, and in no case may he touch water.
  • He does not bathe, he eats with unwashed hands, he drinks nothing but palm wine, and if he has to cross a stream he is careful not to step in the water.
  • When he came back, the Horse told him to pull off his clothes and get into the cauldron which stood and boiled in the other room, and bathe himself there.
  • It is recorded in official documents that during a drought in 1790 the peasants of Scheroutz and Werboutz collected all the women and compelled them to bathe, in order that rain might fall.
  • "The second maxim is this: You are the son of a Raja; whenever you go to bathe, do not bathe at the common bathing place, but at a place by yourself; give me my coin," and the Prince did so.
  • These hideous creatures took off their rags, as if they intended to bathe, and then, clawing open the grassy graves with their long skinny fingers, pulled out the bones and threw them about!