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

1 sense of plumb

Sense 1
plumb bob, plumb, plummet -- (the metal bob of a plumb line)
       => bob -- (a hanging weight, especially a metal ball on a string)

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

4 senses of plumb

Sense 1
plumb -- (measure the depth of something)
       => quantify, measure -- (express as a number or measure or quantity; "Can you quantify your results?")

Sense 2
plumb -- (weight with lead)
       => burden, burthen, weight, weight down -- (weight down with a load)

Sense 3
plumb -- (examine thoroughly and in great depth)
       => explore -- (examine minutely)

Sense 4
plumb -- (adjust with a plumb line so as to make vertical)
       => adjust, set, correct -- (alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard; "Adjust the clock, please"; "correct the alignment of the front wheels")

Antonyms of adj plumb

1 sense of plumb

Sense 1
plumb -- (exactly vertical; "the tower of Pisa is far out of plumb")

INDIRECT (VIA horizontal, vertical) -> inclined -- (at an angle to the horizontal or vertical position; "an inclined plane")
INDIRECT (VIA vertical, inclined) -> horizontal -- (parallel to or in the plane of the horizon or a base line; "a horizontal surface")

Similarity of adj plumb

1 sense of plumb

Sense 1
plumb -- (exactly vertical; "the tower of Pisa is far out of plumb")
       => vertical (vs. inclined) (vs. horizontal), perpendicular -- (at right angles to the plane of the horizon or a base line; "a vertical camera angle"; "the monument consists of two vertical pillars supporting a horizontal slab"; "measure the perpendicular height")

Synonyms of adv plumb

3 senses of plumb

Sense 1
clean, plumb, plum -- (completely; used as intensifiers; "clean forgot the appointment"; "I'm plumb (or plum) tuckered out")

Sense 2
plumb -- (conforming to the direction of a plumb line)

Sense 3
plumb, plum -- (exactly; "fell plumb in the middle of the puddle")

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