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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