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bathe in

1. Literally, to wash a person or thing in something. In this usage, a noun is used between "bathe" and "in." I have such fond memories of bathing my newborn daughter in our kitchen sink. If you burned your fingers, bathe them in cold water.
2. To cover with a substance, typically an intangible one (such as light). When we turned on our Christmas lights, our house was bathed in bright colors. I love laying on the beach and bathing in the sunlight.
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bathe in reflected glory

To experience or enjoy fame only through one's association with a famous or successful person. As the sister of the superstar, for years she bathed in reflected glory, until she finally got her own shot at fame.
See also: bathe, glory, reflect

bask in reflected glory

To experience or enjoy fame only through one's association with a famous or successful person. As the sister of the superstar, for years she basked in reflected glory, until she finally got her own shot at fame.
See also: bask, glory, reflect

bathe someone or something in something

 
1. Lit. to cleanse someone or something in something; to coat someone or something all over with some liquid. (In a container of liquid or the liquid itself.) She bathed the baby in warm water. Liz bathed her injured hand in cold water. She bathed herself in the warm spring water and took a long nap under a tree.
2. Fig. to blanket or spread over someone or something, as with light, vapor, color, etc. The candles bathed her in a soft glow. The red of the sunset bathed the trees in an eerie light.
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bathe/bask in reflected ˈglory

get attention and fame not because of something you have done but through the success of somebody else connected to you: She wasn’t happy to bathe in the reflected glory of her daughter’s success, as she wanted to succeed on her own.
See also: bask, bathe, glory, reflect
References in classic literature ?
The bathe was uproarious, and it was necessary for Sally to be very severe to induce them all to come out.
SupineTubs--Again, usually made of fiberglass, a supine tub bathes the resident in a prone or semi-prone position.
The High-Low feature allows the caregiver to raise the tub and bathe the resident without having to bend over.
If you are not intending to give a full emersion bath, you can use the shower wand to both shampoo and bathe the resident.
Singapore, Singapore, December 04, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Bathe, the home of bath time fun, brings playful exuberance to home decor with the opening of its second retail location in Seminyak, Bali, to celebrate the brand's 2nd anniversary.
Peekaboo cut-outs on carved wood mirrors beguile, inviting would-be odalisques to lounge upon Bathe Home's enticingly-patterned plump cushions.
This led me into developing a homewares collection for Bathe that both complements and enhances our bath line.