Tint vs Bathe - What's the difference?

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Tint is a related term of bathe.

As a verb tint

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As a noun bathe is

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Etymology 1

Alteration of earlier tinct, from (etyl) .


(en noun)
  • A slight coloring.
  • A pale or faint tinge of any color; especially, a variation of a color obtained by adding white (contrast shade)
  • A color considered with reference to other very similar colors.
  • Red and blue are different colors, but two shades of scarlet are different tints.
  • A shaded effect in engraving, produced by the juxtaposition of many fine parallel lines.
  • Verb

  • (intransitive)  To shade, to color.
  • * {{quote-book, year=1963, author=(Margery Allingham)
  • , title=(The China Governess) , chapter=1 citation , passage=The half-dozen pieces […] were painted white and carved with festoons of flowers, birds and cupids. To display them the walls had been tinted a vivid blue which had now faded, but the carpet, which had evidently been stored and recently relaid, retained its original turquoise.}}

    See also

    * tinter

    Etymology 2


    Alternative forms

    * int


  • (Yorkshire, colloquial) it is not; it isn't; 'tisn't; it'sn't
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  • To clean oneself by immersion in water or using water; to take a bath, have a bath.
  • To immerse oneself, or part of the body, in water for pleasure or refreshment; to swim.
  • To clean a person by immersion in water or using water; to take a bath, have a bath.
  • We bathe our baby before going to bed; other parents do it in the morning if they have time.
  • To apply water or other liquid to; to suffuse or cover with liquid.
  • She bathed her eyes with liquid to remove the stinging chemical.
    The nurse bathed his wound with a sponge.
    The incoming tides bathed the coral reef.
  • (figuratively, transitive and intransitive) To cover or surround.
  • The room was bathed in moonlight.
    A dense fog bathed the city streets.
  • * {{quote-news, year=2011
  • , date=April 10 , author=Alistair Magowan , title=Aston Villa 1 - 0 Newcastle , work=BBC Sport citation , page= , passage=Although the encounter was bathed in sunshine, the match failed to reach boiling point but that will be of little concern to Gerard Houllier's team, who took a huge step forward before they face crucial matches against their relegation rivals.}}
  • To sunbathe.
  • The women bathed in the sun.

    Derived terms

    * bather * bathers ("swimsuit" in parts of Australia) * sunbathe * sunbather


    (en noun)
  • (British, colloquial) The act of swimming or bathing, especially in the sea, a lake, or a river; a swimming bath.
  • I'm going to have a midnight bathe tonight.