bathe /ˈbeð/ 動詞
Bathe v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bathed p. pr. & vb. n. Bathing.]
1. To wash by immersion, as in a bath; to subject to a bath.
Chancing to bathe himself in the River Cydnus. --South.
2. To lave; to wet. “The lake which bathed the foot of the Alban mountain.”
3. To moisten or suffuse with a liquid.
And let us bathe our hands in Cæsar's blood. --Shak.
4. To apply water or some liquid medicament to; as, to bathe the eye with warm water or with sea water; to bathe one's forehead with camphor.
5. To surround, or envelop, as water surrounds a person immersed. “The rosy shadows bathe me. ” --Tennyson. “The bright sunshine bathing all the world.” --Longfellow.
Bathe v. i.
1. To bathe one's self; to take a bath or baths. “They bathe in summer.”
2. To immerse or cover one's self, as in a bath. “To bathe in fiery floods.” --Shak. “Bathe in the dimples of her cheek.” --Lloyd.
3. To bask in the sun. [Obs.]
Bathe, n. The immersion of the body in water; as, to take one's usual bathe.
n : the act of swimming; "the Englishman said he had a good
v 1: cleanse the entire body; "bathe daily"
2: suffuse with or as if with light; "The room was bathed in
3: clean one's body by immersion into water; "The child should
bathe every day" [syn: bath]