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verb [intransitive] bask pronunciation in British English /bɑːsk/
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present tense
I/you/we/theybask
he/she/itbasks
present participlebasking
past tensebasked
past participlebasked
  1. 1
    to relax and enjoy yourself by lying in the sun
    A group of grey seals were basking on a rock.
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  2. 2
    to enjoy peoples attention and approval, especially when you have achieved a great success
    bask in: For now, she is content to bask in her newfound fame.

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