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Meaning of BASK

Pronunciation:  bask

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  be exposed; "The seals were basking in the sun"
  2. [v]  derive or receive pleasure from; get enjoyment from; take pleasure in; "She relished her fame and basked in her glory"
 

BASK is a 4 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: enjoy, relish, savor, savour
 
 See Also: devour, lie, like

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Bask\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Basked} (?); p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Basking}.] [ OScand. ba?ask to bathe one's self, or perh.
    bakask to bake one's self, sk being reflexive. See {Bath},
    n., {Bake}, v. t.]
    To lie in warmth; to be exposed to genial heat.
    
          Basks in the glare, and stems the tepid wave.
                                                   --Goldsmith.
    
    
  2. \Bask\, v. t.
    To warm by continued exposure to heat; to warm with genial
    heat.
    
          Basks at the fire his hairy strength.    --Milton.
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: adore, appreciate, bask in, be pleased with, delight in, derive pleasure from, devour, eat up, enjoy, feast on, freak out on, get high on, gloat over, groove on, indulge, indulge in, insolate, like, love, luxuriate, luxuriate in, rejoice in, relish, revel, revel in, riot in, roll, rollick, savor, smack the lips, sun, sunbathe, sun-dry, swim in, take pleasure in, wallow in, welter
 

 

 

 

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