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

1 sense of swimming

Sense 1
swimming, swim -- (the act of swimming; "it was the swimming they enjoyed most": "they took a short swim in the pool")
       => water sport, aquatics -- (sports that involve bodies of water)

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

5 senses of swim

Sense 1
swim -- (travel through water; "We had to swim for 20 minutes to reach the shore"; "a big fish was swimming in the tank")
       => travel, go, move, locomote -- (change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast")

Sense 2
float, swim -- (be afloat either on or below a liquid surface and not sink to the bottom)
       => travel, go, move, locomote -- (change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast")

Sense 3
swim -- (be dizzy or giddy; "my brain is swimming after the bottle of champagne")
       => be -- (have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer")

Sense 4
swim, drown -- (be covered with or submerged in a liquid; "the meat was swimming in a fatty gravy")
       => be -- (have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer")

Sense 5
swim -- (move as if gliding through water; "this snake swims through the soil where it lives")
       => travel, go, move, locomote -- (change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast")

Antonyms of adj swimming

2 senses of swimming

Sense 1
liquid, swimming -- (filled or brimming with tears; "swimming eyes"; "sorrow made the eyes of many grow liquid")

INDIRECT (VIA tearful) -> tearless, dry-eyed -- (free from tears)

Sense 2
naiant, swimming -- (applied to a fish depicted horizontally)

INDIRECT (VIA inclined, horizontal) -> vertical, 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")
INDIRECT (VIA horizontal, vertical) -> inclined -- (at an angle to the horizontal or vertical position; "an inclined plane")

Similarity of adj swimming

2 senses of swimming

Sense 1
liquid, swimming -- (filled or brimming with tears; "swimming eyes"; "sorrow made the eyes of many grow liquid")
       => tearful (vs. tearless) -- (filled with or marked by tears; "tearful eyes"; "tearful entreaties")

Sense 2
naiant, swimming -- (applied to a fish depicted horizontally)
       => horizontal (vs. vertical) (vs. inclined) -- (parallel to or in the plane of the horizon or a base line; "a horizontal surface")

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