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dɪpdip

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English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. dip

    Dip is Saxon, while immerse is Latin for the same initial act; dip is accordingly the more popular and commonplace, immerse the more elegant and dignified expression in many cases. To speak of baptism by immersion as dipping now seems rude; tho entirely proper and usual in early English. Baptists now universally use the word immerse. To dip and to immerse alike signify to bury or submerge some object in a liquid; but dip implies that the object dipped is at once removed from the liquid, while immerse is wholly silent as to the removal. Immerse also suggests more absolute completeness of the action; one may dip his sleeve or dip a sponge in a liquid, if he but touches the edge; if he immerses it, he completely sinks it under, and covers it with the liquid. Submerge implies that the object can not readily be removed, if at all; as, a submerged wreck. To plunge is to immerse suddenly and violently, for which douse and duck are colloquial terms. Dip is used, also, unlike the other words, to denote the putting of a hollow vessel into a liquid in order to remove a portion of it; in this sense we say dip up, dip out. Compare synonyms for BURY.

    Synonyms:
    bury, douse, duck, immerge, immerse, plunge, sink, submerge

    Preposition:
    The object is immersed in water.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. dipnoun

    Synonyms:
    declination, depression, devexity, slope

    Antonyms:
    elevation, ascent, acclivity, gradient

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. dipnoun

    a depression in an otherwise level surface

    "there was a dip in the road"

    Synonyms:
    drop, fall, plunge, magnetic inclination, free fall, magnetic dip, pickpocket, angle of dip, inclination, cutpurse

  2. dip, angle of dip, magnetic dip, magnetic inclination, inclinationnoun

    (physics) the angle that a magnetic needle makes with the plane of the horizon

    Synonyms:
    lean, magnetic dip, angle of dip, tendency, drop, magnetic inclination, free fall, tilt, inclination, angle of inclination, inclining, inclination of an orbit, plunge, list, disposition, cutpurse, fall, leaning, pickpocket

  3. pickpocket, cutpurse, dipnoun

    a thief who steals from the pockets or purses of others in public places

    Synonyms:
    drop, fall, plunge, magnetic inclination, free fall, magnetic dip, pickpocket, angle of dip, inclination, cutpurse

  4. dipnoun

    tasty mixture or liquid into which bite-sized foods are dipped

    Synonyms:
    drop, fall, plunge, magnetic inclination, free fall, magnetic dip, pickpocket, angle of dip, inclination, cutpurse

  5. dipnoun

    a brief immersion

    Synonyms:
    drop, fall, plunge, magnetic inclination, free fall, magnetic dip, pickpocket, angle of dip, inclination, cutpurse

  6. drop, dip, fall, free fallnoun

    a sudden sharp decrease in some quantity

    "a drop of 57 points on the Dow Jones index"; "there was a drop in pressure in the pulmonary artery"; "a dip in prices"; "when that became known the price of their stock went into free fall"

    Synonyms:
    driblet, cutpurse, pin, crepuscule, surrender, twilight, drop-off, spill, magnetic inclination, downslope, bead, declivity, decline, drop curtain, cliff, pickpocket, declination, pearl, descent, inclination, fall, autumn, drib, evenfall, gloam, plunge, drop cloth, downfall, declension, drop, magnetic dip, crepuscle, nightfall, dusk, free fall, angle of dip, gloaming, tumble, capitulation

  7. dipnoun

    a candle that is made by repeated dipping in a pool of wax or tallow

    Synonyms:
    drop, fall, plunge, magnetic inclination, free fall, magnetic dip, pickpocket, angle of dip, inclination, cutpurse

  8. dip, plungenoun

    a brief swim in water

    Synonyms:
    drop, fall, plunge, magnetic inclination, free fall, magnetic dip, pickpocket, angle of dip, inclination, cutpurse

  9. dipverb

    a gymnastic exercise on the parallel bars in which the body is lowered and raised by bending and straightening the arms

    Synonyms:
    drop, fall, plunge, magnetic inclination, free fall, magnetic dip, pickpocket, angle of dip, inclination, cutpurse

  10. dunk, dip, souse, plunge, douseverb

    immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate

    "dip the garment into the cleaning solution"; "dip the brush into the paint"

    Synonyms:
    engulf, hit it up, dim, engross, dump, dowse, dive, dunk, duck, launch, sink, steep, immerse, souse, sop, soak, plunk, put out, plunge, soak up, drench, douse, inebriate, absorb

  11. dunk, dipverb

    dip into a liquid while eating

    "She dunked the piece of bread in the sauce"

    Synonyms:
    plunge, duck, douse, souse, dim, sink, dunk

  12. dipverb

    go down momentarily

    "Prices dipped"

    Synonyms:
    douse, plunge, souse, sink, dim, dunk, duck

  13. dipverb

    stain an object by immersing it in a liquid

    Synonyms:
    douse, plunge, souse, sink, dim, dunk, duck

  14. dipverb

    take a small amount from

    "I had to dip into my savings to buy him this present"

    Synonyms:
    douse, plunge, souse, sink, dim, dunk, duck

  15. dim, dipverb

    switch (a car's headlights) from a higher to a lower beam

    Synonyms:
    plunge, blur, douse, souse, slur, duck, dim, sink, blind, dunk

  16. dipverb

    lower briefly

    "She dipped her knee"

    Synonyms:
    douse, plunge, souse, sink, dim, dunk, duck

  17. dip, sinkverb

    appear to move downward

    "The sun dipped below the horizon"; "The setting sun sank below the tree line"

    Synonyms:
    drop down, lapse, dim, go down, dunk, go under, settle, drop, sink, subside, souse, slide down, duck, fall off, pass, douse, plunge, slump, bury

  18. dipverb

    slope downwards

    "Our property dips towards the river"

    Synonyms:
    douse, plunge, souse, sink, dim, dunk, duck

  19. dip, douse, duckverb

    dip into a liquid

    "He dipped into the pool"

    Synonyms:
    parry, fudge, dim, hedge, dodge, dowse, dunk, skirt, duck, sink, put out, souse, sop, soak, circumvent, put off, elude, drench, douse, evade, plunge, sidestep

  20. dipverb

    place (candle wicks) into hot, liquid wax

    Synonyms:
    douse, plunge, souse, sink, dim, dunk, duck

  21. dipverb

    immerse in a disinfectant solution

    "dip the sheep"

    Synonyms:
    douse, plunge, souse, sink, dim, dunk, duck

  22. dipverb

    plunge (one's hand or a receptacle) into a container

    "He dipped into his pocket"

    Synonyms:
    douse, plunge, souse, sink, dim, dunk, duck

  23. dipverb

    scoop up by plunging one's hand or a ladle below the surface

    "dip water out of a container"

    Synonyms:
    douse, plunge, souse, sink, dim, dunk, duck

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. dipverb

    Synonyms:
    immerse, plunge, douse, souse

  2. dipverb

    Synonyms:
    take out (with a ladle, cup, &c.)

  3. dipverb

    Synonyms:
    thrust a ladle (cup, &c., into a liquid)

  4. dipverb

    Synonyms:
    incline, tend downward

  5. dipverb

    Synonyms:
    engage cursorily, enter slightly

  6. dipverb

    Synonyms:
    dive, plunge, duck, pitch, immerse one's self

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. dipverb

    Synonyms:
    plunge, immerse, duck, souse, douse, dive, lade

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "dip":

    dpi, pid, sauce, soak, fall, drop, dips, tumble, decline, immerse, selector, slip, diver, gravy, falls

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How to use dip in a sentence?

  1. The Louvre:

    This is a slow season anyway, so it's hard to distinguish what's causing the dip, that (it's January) or the attacks.

  2. Andre Bakhos:

    We had concerns about emerging markets and uncertainty in the Fed. So the dip we had in late August, we've retraced the losses to a good amount, earnings are now going to give investors a little more evidence of what's really going on.

  3. Sanket Chheda:

    The dip in demand in very marginal. I'm waiting for a definitive verdict on this. Till then, I'm not thinking of taking it off the menu.

  4. Lars Westerlund:

    People get less sick when they dip.

  5. Jeff Tjornehoj:

    There were some ETF investors who liked what they saw in gold, there's always a point in the market where someone wants to be the first to spot the dip.


Translations for dip

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  • غطسArabic
  • спускане, откос, топване, топвамBulgarian
  • Soße, Eichmaß, Messstab, Baden, Dip, tunken, Ölstand, Ölmessstab, eintunken, abblenden, Tunke, Senke, Tauchen, prüfen, Absenkung, Schwimmen, stippen, eintachenGerman
  • trempiEsperanto
  • mojar, dip, salsaSpanish
  • خیس شدنPersian
  • dippikastike, laskea, kastaa, kylpy, [[vaihtaa]] [[lähivaloille]], pulahdus, painauma, dipata, notkahtaa, [[tarkistaa]] [[öljyt]], öljytikku, nuuskata, tikku, kylvettääFinnish
  • tremper, baignerFrench
  • מטבלHebrew
  • mártásHungarian
  • avvallamento, vascaItalian
  • kakariMāori
  • dyppeNorwegian
  • imergir, mergulharPortuguese
  • макнуть, дип, окунать, щуп, макать, соус, углубление, впадина, окунутьRussian
  • doppSwedish
  • joshoSwahili
  • blunönVolapük

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