Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun dip

9 senses of dip

Sense 1
dip -- (a depression in an otherwise level surface; "there was a dip in the road")
       => depression, impression, imprint -- (a concavity in a surface produced by pressing; "he left the impression of his fingers in the soft mud")

Sense 2
dip, angle of dip, magnetic dip, magnetic inclination, inclination -- ((physics) the angle that a magnetic needle makes with the plane of the horizon)
       => angle -- (the space between two lines or planes that intersect; the inclination of one line to another; measured in degrees or radians)

Sense 3
pickpocket, cutpurse, dip -- (a thief who steals from the pockets or purses of others in public places)
       => thief, stealer -- (a criminal who takes property belonging to someone else with the intention of keeping it or selling it)

Sense 4
dip -- (tasty mixture or liquid into which bite-sized foods are dipped)
       => condiment -- (a preparation (a sauce or relish or spice) to enhance flavor or enjoyment; "mustard and ketchup are condiments")

Sense 5
dip -- (a brief immersion)
       => submergence, submerging, submersion, immersion -- (sinking until covered completely with water)

Sense 6
drop, dip, fall, free fall -- (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")
       => decrease, decrement -- (the amount by which something decreases)

Sense 7
dip -- (a candle that is made by repeated dipping in a pool of wax or tallow)
       => candle, taper, wax light -- (stick of wax with a wick in the middle)

Sense 8
dip, plunge -- (a brief swim in water)
       => swimming, swim -- (the act of swimming; "it was the swimming they enjoyed most": "they took a short swim in the pool")

Sense 9
dip -- (a gymnastic exercise on the parallel bars in which the body is lowered and raised by bending and straightening the arms)
       => gymnastic exercise -- ((gymnastics) an exercise designed to develop and display strength and agility and balance (usually performed with or on some gymnastic apparatus))

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb dip

14 senses of dip

Sense 1
dunk, dip, souse, plunge, douse -- (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")
       => immerse, plunge -- (thrust or throw into; "Immerse yourself in hot water")

Sense 2
dunk, dip -- (dip into a liquid while eating; "She dunked the piece of bread in the sauce")
       => eat -- (take in solid food; "She was eating a banana"; "What did you eat for dinner last night?")

Sense 3
dip -- (go down momentarily; "Prices dipped")
       => decline, go down, wane -- (grow smaller; "Interest in the project waned")

Sense 4
dip -- (stain an object by immersing it in a liquid)
       => stain -- (color with a liquid dye or tint; "Stain this table a beautiful walnut color"; "people knew how to stain glass a beautiful blue in the middle ages")

Sense 5
dip -- (take a small amount from; "I had to dip into my savings to buy him this present")
       => withdraw, draw, take out, draw off -- (remove (a commodity) from (a supply source); "She drew $2,000 from the account"; "The doctors drew medical supplies from the hospital's emergency bank")

Sense 6
dim, dip -- (switch (a car's headlights) from a higher to a lower beam)
       => change intensity -- (increase or decrease in intensity)

Sense 7
dip -- (lower briefly; "She dipped her knee")
       => lower, take down, let down, get down, bring down -- (move something or somebody to a lower position; "take down the vase from the shelf")

Sense 8
dip, sink -- (appear to move downward; "The sun dipped below the horizon"; "The setting sun sank below the tree line")
       => decline -- (go down; "The roof declines here")

Sense 9
dip -- (slope downwards; "Our property dips towards the river")
       => slope, incline, pitch -- (be at an angle; "The terrain sloped down")

Sense 10
dip, douse, duck -- (dip into a liquid; "He dipped into the pool")
       => dunk, dip, souse, plunge, douse -- (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")

Sense 11
dip -- (place (candle wicks) into hot, liquid wax)
       => create from raw material, create from raw stuff -- (make from scratch)

Sense 12
dip -- (immerse in a disinfectant solution; "dip the sheep")
       => immerse, plunge -- (thrust or throw into; "Immerse yourself in hot water")

Sense 13
dip -- (plunge (one's hand or a receptacle) into a container; "He dipped into his pocket")
       => immerse, plunge -- (thrust or throw into; "Immerse yourself in hot water")

Sense 14
dip -- (scoop up by plunging one's hand or a ladle below the surface; "dip water out of a container")
       => scoop, scoop out, lift out, scoop up, take up -- (take out or up with or as if with a scoop; "scoop the sugar out of the container")

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