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Another word for dip

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Verb
  1. To plunge briefly in or into a liquid

    See also:

    enter

  2. To immerse in a coloring solution

      1. A substance used to color materials.
      2. A color imparted by dyeing.
      3. To color (a material), especially by soaking in a coloring solution.
      1. The appearance of objects or light sources described in terms of the individual's perception of them, involving hue, lightness, and saturation for objects, and hue, brightness, and saturation for light sources.
      2. The characteristics of light by which the individual is made aware of objects or light sources through the receptors of the eye, described in terms of dominant wavelength, luminance, and purity.
      3. A gradation or variation of this aspect, especially when other than black, white, or gray; a hue:
  3. To take a substance, as liquid, from a container by plunging the hand or a utensil into it

      1. A shovellike utensil, usually having a deep curved dish and a short handle:
      2. A thick-handled cuplike utensil for dispensing balls of ice cream or other semisoft food, often having a sweeping band in the cup that is levered by the thumb to free the contents.
      3. A ladle; a dipper.
      1. A long-handled spoon with a deep bowl for serving liquids.
      2. To lift out or serve with a long-handled spoon.
      1. To load with or as if with cargo.
      2. To place (something) as a load for or as if for shipment.
      3. To burden or oppress; weigh down.
      1. Security, usually a sum of money, exchanged for the release of an arrested person as a guarantee of that person's appearance for trial.
      2. Release from imprisonment provided by the payment of such money.
      3. A person who provides this security.
    See also:

    give

  4. To slope downward

      1. To go below the surface of water or another liquid:
      2. To descend to the bottom of a body of water or other liquid:
      3. To fall or drop to a lower level, especially to go down slowly or in stages:
      1. Any of various thick, dark, sticky substances obtained from the distillation residue of coal tar, wood tar, or petroleum and used for waterproofing, roofing, caulking, and paving.
      2. Any of various natural bitumens, such as mineral pitch or asphalt.
      3. A resin derived from the sap of various coniferous trees, as the pines.
      1. To drop or come down freely under the influence of gravity:
      2. To drop oneself to a lower or less erect position:
      3. To lose an upright or erect position suddenly:
      1. The smallest quantity of liquid heavy enough to fall in a spherical mass.
      2. Liquid medicine administered in drops.
      3. A small quantity of a substance:
      1. To move from a higher to a lower place; come or go down.
      2. To slope, extend, or incline downward:
      3. To be related by genetic descent from an individual or individuals in a previous generation:
      1. To express polite refusal:
      2. To slope downward; descend:
      3. To bend downward; droop:
    See also:

    rise

Noun
  1. The act of swimming

      1. To move through or on top of water by moving the limbs, fins, or tail or by undulating the body:
      2. To play or relax in water:
      3. To float on water or another liquid:
      1. To dive, jump, or throw oneself:
      2. To fall rapidly:
      3. To devote oneself to or undertake an activity earnestly or wholeheartedly:
      1. To plunge into liquid; immerse.
      2. To dip (food) into a liquid food, such as a beverage or sauce, prior to eating:
      3. To slam (a ball) through the basket from above.
      1. Any of various wild or domesticated waterbirds of the family Anatidae, characteristically having a broad flat bill, short legs, and webbed feet.
      2. A female duck.
      3. The flesh of a duck used as food.
    See also:

    work

  2. A usually swift downward trend, as in prices

    See also:

    increase

  3. An area sunk below its surroundings

      1. A natural depression in a land surface communicating with a subterranean passage, generally occurring in limestone regions and formed by solution or by collapse of a cavern roof.
      1. To go below the surface of water or another liquid:
      2. To descend to the bottom of a body of water or other liquid:
      3. To fall or drop to a lower level, especially to go down slowly or in stages:
      1. To sink, droop, or settle from pressure or weight.
      2. To lose vigor, firmness, or resilience:
      3. To decline, as in value or price:
      1. A natural or artificial hole or cavity in the ground.
      2. An excavation for the removal of mineral deposits; a mine.
      3. The shaft of a mine.
      1. Having a cavity, gap, or space within:
      2. Deeply indented or concave; sunken:
      3. Without substance or character:
      1. The act of depressing.
      2. The condition of being depressed.
      3. An area that is sunk below its surroundings; a hollow.
      1. The state of being curved like the inner surface of a sphere.
      2. A surface or structure configured in such a curve.
      1. An open, shallow, usually round container used especially for holding liquids.
      2. The amount that such a vessel can hold.
      3. A washbowl; a sink.
    See also:

    convex

  4. One deficient in judgment and good sense

      1. A large North American bird (Meleagris gallopavo) that has brownish plumage and a bare wattled head and neck and is widely domesticated for food.
      2. The flesh of this bird, used as food.
      3. A related bird (Meleagris ocelatta syn. Agriocharis ocellata) of Mexico and Central America, brilliantly colored and having eyelike spots on its tail.
      1. A clumsy or stupid person; an oaf.
      1. A stupid or obnoxious person.
      1. A foolish, inept, or unattractive person.
      2. A person who is single-minded or accomplished in scientific or technical pursuits but is felt to be socially inept.
      1. To give a sudden quick thrust, push, pull, or twist to.
      2. To throw or toss with a quick abrupt motion.
      3. To utter abruptly or sharply:
      1. An incompetent, foolish, or stupid person.
      2. A careless mistake; a slip.
      3. To make a silly mistake; blunder:
      1. The peal of a bell.
      2. An empty-headed person; a fool.
      3. To ring; jingle.
      1. A person afflicted with cretinism.
      2. A person considered to be foolish or unintelligent.
      1. Any of various wild or domesticated waterbirds of the family Anatidae, and especially of the genera Anser, Branta, and Chen, characteristically having a shorter neck than that of a swan and a shorter, more pointed bill than that of a duck.
      2. The female of such a bird.
      3. The flesh of such a bird used as food.
      1. A male goose.
      2. A look or glance:
      3. A simpleton; a ninny.
      1. A narcotic, especially an addictive narcotic.
      2. Narcotics considered as a group.
      3. An illicit drug, especially marijuana.
      1. A stupid or foolish person.
      2. Extremely foolish or stupid.
      1. A person who is felt to be deficient in judgment, good sense, or intelligence; a fool.
      1. Having few parts or features; not complicated or elaborate:
      2. Easy to understand, do, or carry out:
      3. Having or composed of only one thing, element, or part:
      1. A stupid or silly person.
      1. A fool; a simpleton.
      1. A silly, foolish, or stupid person.
      1. A person who is considered foolish or stupid.
      2. A person of mild mental retardation having a mental age of from 7 to 12 years and generally having communication and social skills enabling some degree of academic or vocational education. The term belongs to a classification system no longer in use and is now considered offensive.
      1. A male ass or donkey.
      2. A foolish or stupid person; a blockhead.
      1. A person who is considered foolish or stupid.
      2. A person of moderate to severe mental retardation having a mental age of from three to seven years and generally being capable of some degree of communication and performance of simple tasks under supervision. The term belongs to a classification system no longer in use and is now considered offensive.
      1. A person who is considered foolish or stupid.
      2. A person of profound mental retardation having a mental age below three years and generally unable to learn connected speech or guard against common dangers. The term belongs to a classification system no longer in use and is now considered offensive.
      1. One who is deficient in judgment, sense, or understanding.
      2. One who acts unwisely on a given occasion:
      3. One who has been tricked or made to appear ridiculous; a dupe:
      1. Any of several hoofed mammals of the genus Equus, resembling and closely related to the horses but having a smaller build and longer ears, and including the domesticated donkey.
      2. A foolish or stupid person.
    See also:

    ability

Idioms:

    dip into

  1. To look through reading matter casually

Another word for dip

Noun
  1. The action of dipping

    See also:

    bath

  2. Material into which something is dipped

      1. A substance used to color materials.
      2. A color imparted by dyeing.
      3. To color (a material), especially by soaking in a coloring solution.
      1. The act or process of mixing:
      2. The condition of being mixed:
      3. A combination of ingredients used in cooking or baking.
      1. The act or process of saturating.
      2. The condition of being saturated.
      3. The condition of being full to or beyond satisfaction; satiety.
      1. The preparing of a medicine, food or other substance out of many ingredients.
      2. A mixture prepared in such a way.
      3. Something made-up, an invention.
      1. (countable) The act of pouring a liquid over something.
      2. (uncountable) The state of being wet.
      3. (uncountable) The state of becoming red on the surface.
      1. The process of making weaker or less concentrated.
      2. A dilute or weakened condition.
      3. A diluted substance.
      1. An interruption or temporary cessation, as of an activity or of the application of a rule or law.
      2. A temporary prohibition or exclusion, as from attending school or enjoying a privilege, especially as a punishment.
      3. A postponement, as of a judgment, opinion, or decision.
      1. A method or process of dealing with a problem:
      2. The answer to a problem or the explanation for something:
      3. A homogeneous mixture of two or more substances, which may be solids, liquids, gases, or a combination of these.
      1. The act or process of infusing.
      2. Something infused or introduced:
      3. The liquid product obtained by infusing:
      1. The act or process of preparing.
      2. The state of having been made ready beforehand; readiness.
      3. An action done to prepare for something, especially for an event or undertaking:
      1. The act of soaking or cleansing the body, as in water or steam.
      2. The water used for cleansing the body:
      3. A bathtub.
  3. A low place

  4. A drop

    See also:

    fall

    drop

  5. A swim

      1. To plunge, especially headfirst, into water.
      2. To execute a dive in athletic competition.
      3. To participate in the sport of competitive diving.
      1. The act of soaking or cleansing the body, as in water or steam.
      2. The water used for cleansing the body:
      3. A bathtub.
      1. To dive, jump, or throw oneself:
      2. To fall rapidly:
      3. To devote oneself to or undertake an activity earnestly or wholeheartedly:
    See also:

    swim

  6. Food to be eaten by dipping

    See also:

    appetizer

Verb
  1. To put into a liquid

  2. To transfer by scooping

      1. To present for acceptance or rejection; proffer:
      2. To put forward for consideration; propose:
      3. To present in order to meet a need or satisfy a requirement:
      1. To work for (someone) as a servant:
      2. To prepare and offer (food, for example):
      3. To place food before (someone); wait on:
      1. To put (food) on to a dish ready for eating.
      2. To distribute (a thing).
      3. (figuratively) To distribute or deliver something.
      1. To serve cooked food; to take (food) from the oven, pots, etc. and put in dishes to be served at table.
      1. An open, generally shallow concave container for holding, cooking, or serving food.
      2. The containers and often the utensils used when eating:
      3. A shallow concave container used for purposes other than eating:
      1. To pull, draw, or stretch tight:
      2. To cause distortion of (a body's parts or shape) by applying an external force; deform.
      3. To exert, use, or tax to the utmost:
      1. To draw off (a liquid) by a gradual process:
      2. To cause liquid to go out from; empty:
      3. To draw off the surface water of:
      1. To cause to move after or toward one by applying continuous force; drag:
      2. To cause to move in a given direction or to a given position, as by leading:
      3. To move or pull so as to cover or uncover something:
      1. To direct or carry from a lower to a higher position; raise:
      2. To transport by air:
      3. To revoke by taking back; rescind:
      1. Any of various machines equipped with scooping or suction devices and used to deepen harbors and waterways and in underwater mining.
      2. A boat or barge equipped with a dredge.
      3. An implement consisting of a net on a frame, used for gathering shellfish.
      1. To touch, lift, or hold with the hands:
      2. To operate with the hands; manipulate:
      3. To deal with or have responsibility for; conduct:
      1. To pour off (wine, for example) without disturbing the sediment.
      2. To pour (a liquid) from one container into another.