Synonyms for plunge

Synonyms for (noun) plunge

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: plunge

Definition: a steep and rapid fall

Similar words: fall, drop

Definition: a free and rapid descent by the force of gravity

Usage: it was a miracle that he survived the drop from that height

Synonyms for (verb) plunge

Synonyms: launch, plunge

Definition: begin with vigor

Usage: He launched into a long diatribe; She plunged into a dangerous adventure

Similar words: commence, start, start out, set about, set out, get, get down, begin

Definition: take the first step or steps in carrying out an action

Usage: We began working at dawn; Who will start?; Get working as soon as the sun rises!; The first tourists began to arrive in Cambodia; He began early in the day; Let's get down to work now


Synonyms: engross, engulf, absorb, immerse, plunge, steep, soak up

Definition: devote (oneself) fully to

Usage: He immersed himself into his studies

Similar words: focus, concentrate, center, centre, rivet, pore

Definition: direct one's attention on something

Usage: Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies


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: plunge, immerse

Definition: thrust or throw into

Usage: Immerse yourself in hot water

Similar words: penetrate, perforate

Definition: pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance

Usage: The bullet penetrated her chest


Synonyms: plunge

Definition: dash violently or with great speed or impetuosity

Usage: She plunged at it eagerly

Similar words: shoot, scoot, scud, dart, dash, flash

Definition: run or move very quickly or hastily

Usage: She dashed into the yard


Synonyms: dive, plunge, plunk

Definition: drop steeply

Usage: the stock market plunged

Similar words: go down, come down, fall, descend

Definition: move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way

Usage: The temperature is going down; The barometer is falling; The curtain fell on the diva; Her hand went up and then fell again


Synonyms: dump, plunge

Definition: fall abruptly

Usage: It plunged to the bottom of the well

Similar words: drop

Definition: to fall vertically

Usage: the bombs are dropping on enemy targets