English dictionary

Hint: Asterisk (*) is a wildcard. Asterisk substitutes zero or more characters.

English noun: bathe

1. bathe (act) the act of swimming

SamplesThe Englishman said he had a good bathe.

Broader (hypernym)swim, swimming

English verb: bathe

1. bathe (body) cleanse the entire body

SamplesBathe daily.

ExamplesThey bathe , They bathe themselves

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)clean, cleanse

Narrower (hyponym)shower

2. bathe (contact) suffuse with or as if with light

SamplesThe room was bathed in sunlight.

Pattern of useSomething ----s something

Broader (hypernym)enclose, enfold, envelop, enwrap, wrap

3. bathe (body) clean one's body by immersion into water

SamplesThe child should bathe every day.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)clean, cleanse

Narrower (hyponym)foment

Based on WordNet 3.0 copyright © Princeton University.
Web design: Orcapia v/Per Bang. English edition: .
2018 onlineordbog.dk