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1bath/ˈbæθ/
British/ˈbɑːθ/noun
pluralbaths/ˈbæðz, ˈbæθs/British/ˈbɑːðz, ˈbɑːθs/
1bath
/ˈbæθ/British/ˈbɑːθ/
noun
pluralbaths/ˈbæðz, ˈbæθs/British/ˈbɑːðz, ˈbɑːθs/
Learner's definition of BATH  
[count] 
: the act of washing the body usually by sitting or lying in a container filled with water
— see also bubble bathsponge bathturkish bathtake a bath (below)
   b : the water used for a bath
   c chiefly British 
[count]chiefly US — used when describing the number or kinds of bathrooms in a place
baths [plural] 
: a public building where people in the past went to wash or soak their bodies
   b British, old-fashioned : a public building with a swimming pool in it
[count]technical : a container filled with a liquid in which an object is placed to be cleaned, treated, etc.

take a bath

US, informal
: to lose a large amount of money in a business deal
— see also 1bath 1a (above)
— see also bloodbath
2bath/ˈbæθ/
British/ˈbɑːθ/verb
bathsbathedbathing
2bath
/ˈbæθ/British/ˈbɑːθ/
verb
bathsbathedbathing
Learner's definition of BATH  
British
[+ object] : to wash (someone) in a container filled with water: to give a bath to (someone)
[no object]formal : to have a bath: to wash yourself in a bath
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