Definitions for: Bask


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



Webster (1913) Definition: 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.


Bask, v. t.
To warm by continued exposure to heat; to warm with genial
heat.

Basks at the fire his hairy strength. --Milton.

Synonyms: enjoy, relish, savor, savour

See Also: devour, lie, like

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