Definition of bask verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

bask

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//bɑːsk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//bæsk//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they bask
BrE BrE//bɑːsk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//bæsk//
 
he / she / it basks
BrE BrE//bɑːsks//
 
; NAmE NAmE//bæsks//
 
past simple basked
BrE BrE//bɑːskt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//bæskt//
 
past participle basked
BrE BrE//bɑːskt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//bæskt//
 
-ing form basking
BrE BrE//ˈbɑːskɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbæskɪŋ//
 
 
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[intransitive] bask (in something) to enjoy sitting or lying in the heat or light of something, especially the sun We sat basking in the warm sunshine. A cat was basking on the windowsill. Word Origin late Middle English (originally in the sense ‘bathe’): perhaps related to Old Norse batha ‘bathe’. Phrasal Verbsbask in something
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: bask

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