Synonyms of plumb


1. plumb bob, plumb, plummet, bob

usage: the metal bob of a plumb line


1. plumb, quantify, measure

usage: measure the depth of something

2. plumb, burden, burthen, weight, weight down

usage: weight with lead

3. plumb, explore

usage: examine thoroughly and in great depth

4. plumb, adjust, set, correct

usage: adjust with a plumb line so as to make vertical


1. plumb, vertical (vs. inclined) (vs. horizontal), perpendicular

usage: exactly vertical; "the tower of Pisa is far out of plumb"


1. clean, plumb, plum

usage: completely; used as intensifiers; "clean forgot the appointment"; "I'm plumb (or plum) tuckered out"

2. plumb

usage: conforming to the direction of a plumb line

3. plumb, plum

usage: exactly; "fell plumb in the middle of the puddle"

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