US: /ˈbæθ/
UK: /bˈɑːθ/

English Vietnamese dictionary

bath /bɑ:θ/
  • danh từ, số nhiều baths
    • sự tắm
    • chậu tắm, bồn tắm, nhà tắm
    • (số nhiều) nhà tắm có bể bơi
    • bath of blood
      • sự chém giết, sự làm đổ máu
  • động từ
    • tắm
      • to bath a baby: tắm cho đứa bé

Advanced English dictionary

noun, verb
+ noun
(plural baths )
1 [C] (BrE) (also bathtub, informal tub AmE, BrE) a large, long container that you put water in and then get into to wash your whole body
2 [C] (BrE) the water in a bath, ready to use: a long soak in a hot bath + Please run a bath for me (= fill the bath with water).
3 [C] an act of washing your whole body by sitting or lying in water: I think I'll have a bath and go to bed. + (especially AmE) to take a bath
see also BUBBLE BATH
4 (baths) [pl.] (old-fashioned, BrE) a public building where you can go to swim: My father took me to the baths every Sunday.
5 [C, usually pl.] a public place where people went in the past to wash or have a bath: Roman villas and baths
6 [C] (technical) a container with a liquid such as water or a DYE in it, in which sth is washed or placed for a period of time. Baths are used in industrial, chemical and medical processes.
see also BLOODBATH
Idioms: take a bath (AmE) to lose money on a business agreement
+ verb (BrE) (AmE bathe)
1 [VN] to give a bath to sb: It's your turn to bath the baby.
2 [V] (old-fashioned) to have a bath
bath / bathe / swim / sunbathe
When you wash yourself you can say that you bath (BrE) or bathe (AmE), but it is much more common to say have a bath (BrE)or take a bath (AmE).
You can also bath (BrE)or bathe (AmE) another person, for example a baby.
You bathe a part of your body, especially to clean a wound.
When you go swimming it is old-fashioned to say that you bathe, and you cannot say that you bath or take a bath. It is more common to swim, go for a swim, have a swim or go swimming: Let's go for a quick swim in the pool. + She goes swimming every morning before breakfast. What you wear for this activity is usually called a swimming costume in BrE and a bathing suit in AmE.
When you lie in the sun in order to go brown you sunbathe. They spent the day sunbathing and swimming. take a sunbath.

Collocation dictionary


hot, warm | cold | long | quick | bubble
lying in a hot bubble bath
| baby, bird


fill, run
Could you run the bath for me?
| have, take | lie in, soak in | need


tap, water
| mat, towel | time
It's the children's bath time.


in the ~
Please answer the phone. I'm in the bath!

Concise English dictionary

+a vessel containing liquid in which something is immersed (as to process it or to maintain it at a constant temperature or to lubricate it)
+you soak and wash your body in a bathtub
+a relatively large open container that you fill with water and use to wash the body
+an ancient Hebrew liquid measure equal to about 10 gallons
+a town in southwestern England on the River Avon; famous for its hot springs and Roman remains
+a room (as in a residence) containing a bathtub or shower and usually a washbasin and toilet
+clean one's body by immersion into water