bathe
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bathe(
beyth
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to wash)
a. lavar
She bathed his wound with soap and water and put on a bandage.Le lavó la herida con agua y jabón y la vendó.
2. (to give a bath to)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. bañar
He bathes the baby and puts him to bed every night.Es él quien baña al niño y lo acuesta todas las noches.
3. (to dip)
a. bañar
Then bathe the apple slices in the chocolate sauce.A continuación, baña las rodajas de manzana en el chocolate derretido.
4. (to be drenched)
a. bañar
After running for just five minutes I was bathed in sweat.Había corrido solo cinco minutos y ya estaba empapado en sudor.
5. (to inundate)
a. bañar
The house was bathed in light at that time of the day.A esa hora del día la casa estaba bañada de luz.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
6. (to take a bath)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. bañarse
I couldn't bathe with hot water because the water heater broke.No me pude bañar con agua caliente porque se estropeó el calentador.
7. (to swim) (United Kingdom)
a. bañarse
It's too cold to bathe in the river.Hace demasiado frío para bañarse en el río.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
8. (swim) (United Kingdom)
a. el baño
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The sun appeared and the children went for a bathe in the lake.Salió el sol y los niños fueron a darse un baño en el lago.
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bathe
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (old-fashioned)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to go for a batheir a bañarse
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
she was bathed in sweatestaba empapada en or de sudor
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (old-fashioned)
a. bañarse (swim)
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bathe [beɪð]
noun
(Britain) (swim) baño (m)
to go for a bathe ir a bañarse
transitive verb
1 [+wound etc] lavar
2 especially (US) bañar
to bathe the baby bañar al niño
3
bathed in light bañado de luz
I was led to a small room bathed in soft red light
bathed in tears/sweat bañado en lágrimas/sudor
After just 5 minutes on the pitch I was bathed in sweat
intransitive verb
1 (Britain) (swim) bañarse
to go bathing ir a bañarse
2 (US) (take bath) bañarse
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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