Dictionary Results for dip


1. dip - noun

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

Hypernym(s): depression, impression, imprint




2. dip - noun

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

Synonym(s): angle_of_dip, magnetic_dip, magnetic_inclination, inclination

Hypernym(s): angle




3. dip - noun

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

Synonym(s): pickpocket, cutpurse

Hypernym(s): thief, stealer




4. dip - noun

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

Hypernym(s): condiment




5. dip - noun

· a brief immersion

Hypernym(s): submergence, submerging, submersion, immersion




6. dip - noun

· 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"

Synonym(s): drop, fall, free_fall

Hypernym(s): decrease, decrement




7. dip - noun

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

Hypernym(s): candle, taper, wax_light




8. dip - noun

· a brief swim in water

Synonym(s): plunge

Hypernym(s): swimming, swim




9. dip - noun

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

Hypernym(s): gymnastic_exercise




10. dip - verb

· 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"

Synonym(s): dunk, souse, plunge, douse

Hypernym(s): immerse, plunge




11. dip - verb

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

Synonym(s): dunk

Hypernym(s): immerse, plunge




12. dip - verb

· go down momentarily; "Prices dipped"

Hypernym(s): decline, go_down, wane




13. dip - verb

· stain an object by immersing it in a liquid

Hypernym(s): stain




14. dip - verb

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

Hypernym(s): withdraw, draw, take_out, draw_off




15. dip - verb

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

Synonym(s): dim

Hypernym(s): change_intensity




16. dip - verb

· lower briefly; "She dipped her knee"

Hypernym(s): lower, take_down, let_down, get_down, bring_down




17. dip - verb

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

Synonym(s): sink

Hypernym(s): decline




18. dip - verb

· slope downwards; "Our property dips towards the river"

Hypernym(s): slope, incline, pitch




19. dip - verb

· dip into a liquid; "He dipped into the pool"

Synonym(s): douse, duck

Hypernym(s): dunk, dip, souse, plunge, douse




20. dip - verb

· place (candle wicks) into hot, liquid wax

Hypernym(s): create_from_raw_material, create_from_raw_stuff




21. dip - verb

· immerse in a disinfectant solution; "dip the sheep"

Hypernym(s): immerse, plunge




22. dip - verb

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

Hypernym(s): immerse, plunge




23. dip - verb

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

Hypernym(s): scoop, scoop_out, lift_out, scoop_up, take_up





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