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bach

also batch  (băch)Informal
n.
A bachelor.
intr.v. bached, bach·ing, bach·es also batched or batch·ing or batch·es
1. To live as a bachelor.
2. To live in the manner of a bachelor, as when one's spouse or partner is away.
Idiom:
bach it
To bach.

[Short for bachelor.]

bach

(bax; bɑːk)
n
Welsh a term of friendly address: used esp after a person's name
[Welsh, literally: little one]

bach

(bætʃ)
vb
a variant spelling of batch1
n
(Architecture) a simple cottage, esp at the seaside

Bach

(German bax)
n
1. (Biography) Johann Christian (joˈhan ˈkrɪstjan), 11th son of J. S. Bach. 1735–82, German composer, called the English Bach, resident in London from 1762
2. (Biography) Johann Christoph (ˈkrɪstɔf). 1642–1703, German composer: wrote oratorios, cantatas, and motets, some of which were falsely attributed to J. S. Bach, of whom he was a distant relative
3. (Biography) Johann Sebastian (joˈhan zeˈbastjan). 1685–1750, German composer: church organist at Arnstadt (1703–07) and Mühlhausen (1707–08); court organist at Weimar (1708–17); musical director for Prince Leopold of Köthen (1717–28); musical director for the city of Leipzig (1728–50). His output was enormous and displays great vigour and invention within the northern European polyphonic tradition. His works include nearly 200 cantatas and oratorios, settings of the Passion according to St John (1723) and St Matthew (1729), the six Brandenburg Concertos (1720–21), the 48 preludes and fugues of the Well-tempered Clavier (completed 1744), and the Mass in B Minor (1733–38)
4. (Biography) Karl (or Carl) Philipp Emanuel (karl ˈfiːlɪp eˈmaːnuɛl), 3rd son of J. S. Bach. 1714–88, German composer, chiefly of symphonies, keyboard sonatas, and church music
5. (Biography) Wilhelm Friedemann (ˈvɪlhɛlm ˈfriːdəman), eldest son of J. S. Bach. 1710–84, German composer: wrote nine symphonies and much keyboard and religious music

bach

(bætʃ)
Informal. n.
1. a bachelor.
v.
2. bach it, to live alone.
Idiom.
[1850–55, Amer.; by shortening]

Bach

(bɑx)

n.
1. Johann Sebastian, 1685–1750, German organist and composer.
2. his sons, Wilhelm Friedemann, 1710–84, Carl Philipp Emanuel, 1714–88, Johann Christoph Friedrich, 1732–95, and Johann Christian, 1735–82, German organists and composers.

bach


Past participle: bached
Gerund: baching

Imperative
bach
bach
Present
I bach
you bach
he/she/it baches
we bach
you bach
they bach
Preterite
I bached
you bached
he/she/it bached
we bached
you bached
they bached
Present Continuous
I am baching
you are baching
he/she/it is baching
we are baching
you are baching
they are baching
Present Perfect
I have bached
you have bached
he/she/it has bached
we have bached
you have bached
they have bached
Past Continuous
I was baching
you were baching
he/she/it was baching
we were baching
you were baching
they were baching
Past Perfect
I had bached
you had bached
he/she/it had bached
we had bached
you had bached
they had bached
Future
I will bach
you will bach
he/she/it will bach
we will bach
you will bach
they will bach
Future Perfect
I will have bached
you will have bached
he/she/it will have bached
we will have bached
you will have bached
they will have bached
Future Continuous
I will be baching
you will be baching
he/she/it will be baching
we will be baching
you will be baching
they will be baching
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been baching
you have been baching
he/she/it has been baching
we have been baching
you have been baching
they have been baching
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been baching
you will have been baching
he/she/it will have been baching
we will have been baching
you will have been baching
they will have been baching
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been baching
you had been baching
he/she/it had been baching
we had been baching
you had been baching
they had been baching
Conditional
I would bach
you would bach
he/she/it would bach
we would bach
you would bach
they would bach
Past Conditional
I would have bached
you would have bached
he/she/it would have bached
we would have bached
you would have bached
they would have bached
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bach - German baroque organist and contrapuntistBach - German baroque organist and contrapuntist; composed mostly keyboard music; one of the greatest creators of western music (1685-1750)
2.bach - the music of BachBach - the music of Bach; "he played Bach on the organ"
music - an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
Verb1.bach - lead a bachelor's existencebach - lead a bachelor's existence    
live - lead a certain kind of life; live in a certain style; "we had to live frugally after the war"
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