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noun [countable] bath pronunciation in British English /bɑːθ/ 
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singularbath
pluralbaths
  1. 1
    British a long deep container that you fill with water and wash yourself in. The usual American word is bathtub.
    Synonyms and related words for this sense of bath
    1. a.
      the water in a bath

      I relaxed in a nice deep bath.

      run a bath (=fill a bath with water):

      Can you run a bath for me – I'll be in in a minute.

    2. b.
      the process of washing yourself or someone else in a bath

      The children need a bath tonight.

      have a bath/take a bath:

      Have I got time to have a bath?

  2. 2
    a large open container for liquid that has a particular use, or the liquid in the container

    The objects are cleaned in a bath of acid.

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