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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
    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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