Hyper Dictionary

English Dictionary Computer Dictionary Video Dictionary Thesaurus Dream Dictionary Medical Dictionary

Search Dictionary:  

Meaning of BATHING

Pronunciation:  b'eydhing

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of washing yourself (or another person)
  2. [n]  immersing the body in water or sunshine

BATHING is a 7 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: ablution, washup
 See Also: bath, cleaning, cleansing, cleanup, diversion, lavation, recreation, sea bathing, shower, shower bath, sponge bath, steam bath, sun bathing, Turkish bath, vapor bath, vapour bath, wash, washing



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Bath"ing\, n.
Act of taking a bath or baths.

{Bathing machine}, a small room on wheels, to be driven into
   the water, for the convenience of bathers, who undress and
   dress therein.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: acrobatics, affusion, agonistics, aquaplaning, aquatics, aspergation, aspersion, association football, athletics, Australian crawl, backstroke, balneation, baptism, bath, bathe, bedewing, breaststroke, butterfly, crawl, dampening, damping, deluge, dewing, diving, dog paddle, drowning, fin, fishtail, flapper, flipper, floating, flooding, gymnastics, hosing, hosing down, humidification, immersion, inundation, irrigation, laving, moistening, natation, palaestra, rinsing, Rugby, rugger, sidestroke, soccer, sparging, spattering, splashing, splattering, sports, spraying, sprinkling, submersion, surfboarding, surfing, swashing, swim, swimming, track, track and field, treading water, tumbling, wading, watering, waterskiing, wetting