Synonyms for dip

Synonyms for (noun) dip

Synonyms: dip

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

Similar words: gymnastic exercise

Definition: (gymnastics) an exercise designed to develop and display strength and agility and balance (usually performed with or on some gymnastic apparatus)


Synonyms: plunge, dip

Definition: a brief swim in water

Similar words: swim, swimming

Definition: the act of swimming

Usage: it was the swimming they enjoyed most: they took a short swim in the pool


Synonyms: dip

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

Similar words: candle, taper, wax light

Definition: stick of wax with a wick in the middle


Synonyms: dip, drop, fall, free fall

Definition: a sudden sharp decrease in some quantity

Usage: 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

Similar words: decrease, decrement

Definition: the amount by which something decreases


Synonyms: dip

Definition: a brief immersion

Similar words: submergence, submerging, submersion, immersion

Definition: sinking until covered completely with water


Synonyms: dip

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

Similar words: condiment

Definition: a preparation (a sauce or relish or spice) to enhance flavor or enjoyment

Usage: mustard and ketchup are condiments


Synonyms: pickpocket, cutpurse, dip

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

Similar words: thief, stealer

Definition: a criminal who takes property belonging to someone else with the intention of keeping it or selling it


Synonyms: dip, angle of dip, inclination, magnetic inclination, magnetic dip

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

Similar words: angle

Definition: the space between two lines or planes that intersect; the inclination of one line to another; measured in degrees or radians


Synonyms: dip

Definition: a depression in an otherwise level surface

Usage: there was a dip in the road

Similar words: depression, impression, imprint

Definition: a concavity in a surface produced by pressing

Usage: he left the impression of his fingers in the soft mud

Synonyms for (verb) dip

Synonyms: dip

Definition: stain an object by immersing it in a liquid

Similar words: stain

Definition: color with a liquid dye or tint

Usage: Stain this table a beautiful walnut color; people knew how to stain glass a beautiful blue in the middle ages


Synonyms: dip

Definition: go down momentarily

Usage: Prices dipped

Similar words: go down, decline, wane

Definition: grow smaller

Usage: Interest in the project waned


Synonyms: dip, dunk

Definition: dip into a liquid while eating

Usage: She dunked the piece of bread in the sauce

Similar words: eat

Definition: take in solid food

Usage: She was eating a banana; What did you eat for dinner last night?


Synonyms: dip

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

Usage: dip water out of a container

Similar words: take up, scoop, scoop out, scoop up, lift out

Definition: take out or up with or as if with a scoop

Usage: scoop the sugar out of the container


Synonyms: souse, dunk, dip, douse, plunge

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

Usage: dip the garment into the cleaning solution; dip the brush into the paint

Similar words: plunge, immerse

Definition: thrust or throw into

Usage: Immerse yourself in hot water


Synonyms: dip

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

Usage: He dipped into his pocket

Similar words: plunge, immerse

Definition: thrust or throw into

Usage: Immerse yourself in hot water


Synonyms: dip

Definition: immerse in a disinfectant solution

Usage: dip the sheep

Similar words: plunge, immerse

Definition: thrust or throw into

Usage: Immerse yourself in hot water


Synonyms: dip

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

Similar words: create from raw material, create from raw stuff

Definition: make from scratch


Synonyms: duck, dip, douse

Definition: dip into a liquid

Usage: He dipped into the pool

Similar words: souse, dunk, dip, douse, plunge

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

Usage: dip the garment into the cleaning solution; dip the brush into the paint


Synonyms: dip

Definition: slope downwards

Usage: Our property dips towards the river

Similar words: slope, incline, pitch

Definition: be at an angle

Usage: The terrain sloped down


Synonyms: dip, sink

Definition: appear to move downward

Usage: The sun dipped below the horizon; The setting sun sank below the tree line

Similar words: decline

Definition: go down

Usage: The roof declines here


Synonyms: dip

Definition: lower briefly

Usage: She dipped her knee

Similar words: bring down, let down, lower, get down, take down

Definition: move something or somebody to a lower position

Usage: take down the vase from the shelf


Synonyms: dim, dip

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

Similar words: change intensity

Definition: increase or decrease in intensity


Synonyms: dip

Definition: take a small amount from

Usage: I had to dip into my savings to buy him this present

Similar words: withdraw, draw, draw off, take out

Definition: remove (a commodity) from (a supply source)

Usage: She drew $2,000 from the account; The doctors drew medical supplies from the hospital's emergency bank