Definition of 'bask'
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You can turn it on as you enter, bask in the heat instantly, then switch it off when you leave. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It was refreshing to bask in the sun and just do odd jobs. The Sun (2013)To enhance the flavour of strawberries allow them to bask in the sunshine and go soft. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Britain was not the only region basking in record heat. Times, Sunday Times (2006)For most of the time to be in his company was to bask in the sun. Tommy Cooper: Always Leave Them Laughing (2006)This time last year we were basking in sunshine and temperatures had risen well above the average. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Many resorts basked in glorious sunshine last week and fresh snow is expected this weekend. Times, Sunday Times (2013)While one part of the globe shivers, other regions are basking in the sun. Times, Sunday Times (2010)To the north and south of it, holidaymakers basked in glorious sunshine. The Sun (2015)Much of the country will bask in sunshine today, with the highest temperatures in the south. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Last week was one when some basked in spring sunshine and bared arms whereas others were reluctant to take off gloves and scarves. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It's a perfect place for basking in the sunshine and catching up on gossip. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But the North will bask in sunshine with the odd shower. The Sun (2014)And yet it looked so promising this weekend, when much of the country basked in warm sunshine. Times, Sunday Times (2009)CAMBRIDGE had snow exactly a year after basking in spring sun. The Sun (2013)If you feel your body could do with some toning before you bask in the sun, this could be for you. The Sun (2006)I would bask in the sun or next to an open fire and enjoy the very best life has to offer. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Men with pretty girlfriends might enjoy basking in the admiration and envy of their friends - but they should not be too smug. Times, Sunday Times (2015)She then toured tirelessly, often drawing bigger crowds than her husband and basking in approval ratings that normal politicians only dream of. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Derby County fans still basking in the glory of their first league win of the season this week should enjoy it while it lasts. Times, Sunday Times (2007)She relaxed into a beam of approval and I basked in its warmth. Times, Sunday Times (2016)One of us would then plot a course, attempt to sail there and then abandon the helm to go and bask in the sun. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He stands almost dazzled, like a freezing man basking in the sun 's rays. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Shiraz and chardonnay are the two varieties most commonly grown, and right now they're basking in summer heat. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We lie on the grass, soak up the morning sun, bask in the simple pleasure of a static cup of coffee. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Used Occasionally. bask is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'bask'
British English: bask VERB
If you bask in the sunshine, you lie somewhere sunny and enjoy the heat.
All through the hot, still days of their holiday they basked in the sun.
Definition of bask from the Collins English Dictionary
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