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Definition 1: the act of swimming for pleasure or recreation - [noun denoting act]

Samples where bathe or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the Englishman said he had a good bathe

(bathe is a kind of ...) the act of swimming

"it was the swimming they enjoyed most" "they took a short swim in the pool"

Definition 2: cleanse the entire body - [verb of body]

Samples where bathe or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • bathe daily

(bathe is a kind of ...) clean one's body or parts thereof, as by washing

"clean up before you see your grandparents" "clean your fingernails before dinner"

(... is a kind of bathe ) take a shower; wash one's body in the shower

"You should shower after vigorous exercise"

(... is a kind of bathe ) bathe with warm water or medicated lotions

"His legs should be fomented"

Definition 3: suffuse or envelope with something - [verb of contact]

Samples where bathe or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The room was bathed in sunlight
  • I was bathed in a cold sweat
  • veal bathed in a rich creamy sauce

(bathe is a kind of ...) enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering

"Fog enveloped the house"

Definition 4: swim for pleasure or recreation - [verb of motion]

(bathe is a kind of ...) travel through water

"We had to swim for 20 minutes to reach the shore" "a big fish was swimming in the tank"

(... is a kind of bathe ) bathe in the nude

"The young people were skinny-dipping in the pond"

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