Definition of Bath

1. Noun. 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). "She soaked the etching in an acid bath"

Generic synonyms: Vessel

2. Verb. Clean one's body by immersion into water. "The child should bathe every day"
Exact synonyms: Bathe
Specialized synonyms: Foment
Generic synonyms: Clean, Cleanse
Derivative terms: Bathe, Bather, Bathing

3. Noun. You soak and wash your body in a bathtub. "He has a good bath every morning"
Generic synonyms: Bathing, Washup
Specialized synonyms: Bubble Bath, Mikvah, Mud Bath

4. Noun. A relatively large open container that you fill with water and use to wash the body.
Exact synonyms: Bathing Tub, Bathtub, Tub
Group relationships: Bathroom
Specialized synonyms: Footbath, Hot Tub, Hip Bath, Sitz Bath
Generic synonyms: Vessel

5. Noun. An ancient Hebrew liquid measure equal to about 10 gallons.
Generic synonyms: Liquid Measure, Liquid Unit
Group relationships: Homer, Kor

6. Noun. A town in southwestern England on the River Avon; famous for its hot springs and Roman remains.
Generic synonyms: Town
Group relationships: England

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

Definition of Bath

1. n. The act of exposing the body, or part of the body, for purposes of cleanliness, comfort, health, etc., to water, vapor, hot air, or the like; as, a cold or a hot bath; a medicated bath; a steam bath; a hip bath.

2. n. A Hebrew measure containing the tenth of a homer, or five gallons and three pints, as a measure for liquids; and two pecks and five quarts, as a dry measure.

3. n. A city in the west of England, resorted to for its hot springs, which has given its name to various objects.

Definition of Bath

1. Proper noun. A city in Somerset, England, famous for its baths fed by a hot spring. ¹

2. Proper noun. (rare nonstandard usually in the phrase ‘Bath Party’) A secular Arab nationalist political party present in several countries in the Middle East, most prominently Iraq and Syria. ¹

3. Noun. A tub or pool which is used for bathing: bathtub. ¹

4. Noun. A room or area where bathing occurs: bathroom. ¹

5. Noun. The act of bathing. ¹

6. Noun. A substance or preparation into which something is immersed. ¹

7. Verb. (transitive) To wash a person or animal in a bath ¹

8. Noun. (biblical) An ancient Hebrew unit of liquid volume measure, equal to an ephah and to one-tenth of a homer, and approximately equal to 22 litres. ¹

¹ Source:

Definition of Bath

1. a washing [n -S] - See also: washing

Medical Definition of Bath

1. Origin: AS. Bae; akin to OS. & Icel. Ba, Sw, Dan, D, & G. Bad, and perh. To G. Bahen to foment. 1. The act of exposing the body, or part of the body, for purposes of cleanliness, comfort, health, etc, to water, vapor, hot air, or the like; as, a cold or a hot bath; a medicated bath; a steam bath; a hip bath. 2. Water or other liquid for bathing. 3. A receptacle or place where persons may immerse or wash their bodies in water. 4. A building containing an apartment or a series of apartments arranged for bathing. "Among the ancients, the public baths were of amazing extent and magnificence." (Gwilt) 5. A medium, as heated sand, ashes, steam, hot air, through which heat is applied to a body. 6. A solution in which plates or prints are immersed; also, the receptacle holding the solution. Bath is used adjectively or in combination, in an obvious sense of or for baths or bathing; as, bathroom, bath tub, bath keeper. Douche bath. See Douche. Order of the Bath, a high order of British knighthood, composed of three classes, viz, knights grand cross, knights commanders, and knights companions, abbreviated thus: G. C. B, K. C. B, K. B. Russian bath, a kind of vapor bath which consists in a prolonged exposure of the body to the influence of the steam of water, followed by washings and shampooings. Turkish bath, a kind of bath in which a profuse perspiration is produced by hot air, after which the body is washed and shampooed. Bath house, a house used for the purpose of bathing; also a small house, near a bathing place, where a bather undresses and dresses. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Bath

bath (current term)
bath asparagus
bath bomb
bath bombs
bath book
bath books
bath chair
bath itch
bath kimono
bath linen
bath mat
bath mats
bath mitzvah

Other Resources:

Search for Bath on!Search for Bath on!Search for Bath on Google!Search for Bath on Wikipedia!