Synonyms of dip


1. dip, depression, impression, imprint

usage: a depression in an otherwise level surface; "there was a dip in the road"

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

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

3. pickpocket, cutpurse, dip, thief, stealer

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

4. dip, condiment

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

5. dip, submergence, submerging, submersion, immersion

usage: a brief immersion

6. drop, dip, fall, free fall, decrease, decrement

usage: 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"

7. dip, candle, taper, wax light

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

8. dip, plunge, swimming, swim

usage: a brief swim in water

9. dip, gymnastic exercise

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


1. dunk, dip, souse, plunge, douse, immerse, plunge

usage: 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"

2. dunk, dip, eat

usage: dip into a liquid while eating; "She dunked the piece of bread in the sauce"

3. dip, decline, go down, wane

usage: go down momentarily; "Prices dipped"

4. dip, stain

usage: stain an object by immersing it in a liquid

5. dip, withdraw, draw, take out, draw off

usage: take a small amount from; "I had to dip into my savings to buy him this present"

6. dim, dip, change intensity

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

7. dip, lower, take down, let down, get down, bring down

usage: lower briefly; "She dipped her knee"

8. dip, sink, decline

usage: appear to move downward; "The sun dipped below the horizon"; "The setting sun sank below the tree line"

9. dip, slope, incline, pitch

usage: slope downwards; "Our property dips towards the river"

10. dip, douse, duck, dunk, dip, souse, plunge, douse

usage: dip into a liquid; "He dipped into the pool"

11. dip, create from raw material, create from raw stuff

usage: place (candle wicks) into hot, liquid wax

12. dip, immerse, plunge

usage: immerse in a disinfectant solution; "dip the sheep"

13. dip, immerse, plunge

usage: plunge (one's hand or a receptacle) into a container; "He dipped into his pocket"

14. dip, scoop, scoop out, lift out, scoop up, take up

usage: scoop up by plunging one's hand or a ladle below the surface; "dip water out of a container"

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Definition and meaning of dip (Dictionary)