Webster 1913 Edition
imp. & p. p.
p. pr. & vb. n.
baðaskto bathe one’s self, or perh.
bakaskto bake one's self,
skbeing reflexive. See
To lie in warmth; to be exposed to genial heat.
Basksin the glare, and stems the tepid wave.
To warm by continued exposure to heat; to warm with genial heat.
Basksat the fire his hairy strength.
Webster 1828 Edition
To lie in warmth; to be exposed to genial heat; to be at ease and thriving under benign influences; as, to bask in the blaze of day; to bask in the sunshine of royal favor. The word includes the idea of some continuance of exposure.
See also: bask
- Soft mutation of Pask.
Bask m pers
- Basque (person)
declension of Bask
- IPA(key): /bâsk/
Bȁsk m (Cyrillic spelling Ба̏ск)
- Basque (inhabitant)
Declension of Bask
- “Bask” in Hrvatski jezični portal
- IPA(key): /ˈbáːsk/
- Tonal orthography: bȃsk
Básk m anim (genitive Báska, nominative plural Báski, feminine Báskinja)
- Basque (person from the Basque country)
Declension of Básk (masculine anim., hard o-stem)
- Basque (inhabitant)
See also: Bask
bask (third-person singular simple present basks, present participle basking, simple past and past participle basked)
- To bathe in warmth; to be exposed to pleasant heat.
- to bask in the sun
- […] basks in the glare, and stems the tepid wave.
- (figuratively) To take great pleasure or satisfaction; to feel warmth or happiness. (This verb is usually followed by "in").
- I basked in her love.
- to bask in someone's favour
- 2012 November 7, Matt Bai, “Winning a Second Term, Obama Will Confront Familiar Headwinds”, in New York Times:
- As President Obama turns his attention once again to filling out a cabinet and writing an Inaugural Address, this much is clear: he should not expect to bask in a surge of national unity, or to witness a crowd of millions overrun the Mall just to say they were there.
to bathe in warmth; to be exposed to pleasant heat
to take great pleasure or satisfaction; to feel warm or happiness
- Basque (member of a people)
This Albanian entry was created from the translations listed at Basque. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see bask in the Albanian Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) April 2008