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BATH

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Bath mean? 

BATH (noun)
  The noun BATH has 6 senses:

1. a vessel containing liquid in which something is immersed (as to process it or to maintain it at a constant temperature or to lubricate it)
2. you soak and wash your body in a bathtub
3. a relatively large open container that you fill with water and use to wash the body
4. an ancient Hebrew liquid measure equal to about 10 gallons
5. a town in southwestern England on the River Avon; famous for its hot springs and Roman remains
6. a room (as in a residence) containing a bathtub or shower and usually a washbasin and toilet

  Familiarity information: BATH used as a noun is common.


BATH (verb)
  The verb BATH has 1 sense:

1. clean one's body by immersion into water

  Familiarity information: BATH used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


BATH (noun)


Sense 1bath [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A vessel containing liquid in which something is immersed (as to process it or to maintain it at a constant temperature or to lubricate it)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Context example:

she soaked the etching in an acid bath

Hypernyms ("bath" is a kind of...):

vessel (an object used as a container (especially for liquids))


Sense 2bath [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

You soak and wash your body in a bathtub

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Context example:

he has a good bath every morning

Hypernyms ("bath" is a kind of...):

bathing; washup (the act of washing yourself (or another person))

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "bath"):

bubble bath (a bath in which you add something to foam and scent the bath water)

mikvah ((Hebrew) a ritual purification and cleansing bath that Orthodox Jews take on certain occasions (as before Sabbath or after menstruation))

mud bath (a bath in warm mud (as for treating rheumatism))


Sense 3bath [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A relatively large open container that you fill with water and use to wash the body

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

tub; bathtub; bathing tub; bath

Hypernyms ("bath" is a kind of...):

vessel (an object used as a container (especially for liquids))

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "bath"):

hip bath; sitz bath (a bathtub in which your buttocks and hips are immersed as if you were sitting in a chair and you bathe in a sitting position)

Jacuzzi (a large whirlpool bathtub with underwater jets that massage the body)

hot tub (a very large tub (large enough for more than one bather) filled with hot water)

footbath (a small bathtub for warming or washing or disinfecting the feet)

Holonyms ("bath" is a part of...):

bath; bathroom (a room (as in a residence) containing a bathtub or shower and usually a washbasin and toilet)


Sense 4bath [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An ancient Hebrew liquid measure equal to about 10 gallons

Classified under:

Nouns denoting quantities and units of measure

Hypernyms ("bath" is a kind of...):

liquid measure; liquid unit (a unit of capacity for liquids (for measuring the volumes of liquids or their containers))

Holonyms ("bath" is a part of...):

homer; kor (an ancient Hebrew unit of capacity equal to 10 baths or 10 ephahs)


Sense 5Bath [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A town in southwestern England on the River Avon; famous for its hot springs and Roman remains

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Instance hypernyms:

town (an urban area with a fixed boundary that is smaller than a city)

Holonyms ("Bath" is a part of...):

England (a division of the United Kingdom)


Sense 6bath [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A room (as in a residence) containing a bathtub or shower and usually a washbasin and toilet

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

bathroom; bath

Hypernyms ("bath" is a kind of...):

room (an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling)

Meronyms (parts of "bath"):

handbasin; lavabo; wash-hand basin; washbasin; washbowl (a basin for washing the hands ('wash-hand basin' is a British expression))

can; commode; crapper; pot; potty; stool; throne; toilet (a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination)

shower bath; shower stall (booth for washing yourself, usually in a bathroom)

bath; bathing tub; bathtub; tub (a relatively large open container that you fill with water and use to wash the body)

Holonyms ("bath" is a part of...):

abode; domicile; dwelling; dwelling house; habitation; home (housing that someone is living in)


BATH (verb)


Sense 1bath [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Clean one's body by immersion into water

Classified under:

Verbs of grooming, dressing and bodily care

Synonyms:

bath; bathe

Context example:

The child should bathe every day

Hypernyms (to "bath" is one way to...):

clean; cleanse (clean one's body or parts thereof, as by washing)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "bath"):

foment (bathe with warm water or medicated lotions)

Sentence frames:

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