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dip



I - noun
1. a depression in an otherwise level surface
- there was a dip in the road
Hypernyms:
depression, impression, imprint
2. (physics) the angle that a magnetic needle makes with the plane of the horizon
Syn:
angle of dip, magnetic dip, magnetic inclination, inclination
Derivationally related forms:
incline (for: inclination)
Topics:
physics, natural philosophy
Hypernyms:
angle
3. a thief who steals from the pockets or purses of others in public places
Syn:
pickpocket, cutpurse
Hypernyms:
thief, stealer
4. tasty mixture or liquid into which bite-sized foods are dipped
Hypernyms:
condiment
Hyponyms:
bean dip, cheese dip, clam dip, guacamole
5. a brief immersion
Hypernyms:
submergence, submerging, submersion, immersion
6. 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
Syn:
drop, fall, free fall
Derivationally related forms:
fall (for: fall), drop (for: drop)
Hypernyms:
decrease, decrement
Hyponyms:
correction, voltage drop
7. a candle that is made by repeated dipping in a pool of wax or tallow
Hypernyms:
candle, taper, wax light
8. a brief swim in water
Syn:
plunge
Derivationally related forms:
plunge (for: plunge)
Hypernyms:
swimming, swim
9. a gymnastic exercise on the parallel bars in which the body is lowered and raised by bending and straightening the arms
Hypernyms:
gymnastic exercise

II - verb
1. immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate (Freq. 2)
- dip the garment into the cleaning solution
- dip the brush into the paint
Syn:
dunk, souse, plunge, douse
Derivationally related forms:
dousing (for: douse), plunge (for: plunge), plunger (for: plunge), souse (for: souse), dipper, Dunkard (for: dunk)
Hypernyms:
immerse, plunge
Hyponyms:
sop, douse, duck, dabble
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s something PP
2. dip into a liquid while eating (Freq. 1)
- She dunked the piece of bread in the sauce
Syn:
dunk
Derivationally related forms:
dipper
Hypernyms:
eat
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something PP
3. go down momentarily (Freq. 1)
- Prices dipped
Hypernyms:
decline, go down, wane
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s
- The stock market is going to dip
4. stain an object by immersing it in a liquid (Freq. 1)
Hypernyms:
stain
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
5. take a small amount from
- I had to dip into my savings to buy him this present
Hypernyms:
withdraw, draw, take out, draw off
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s somebody PP
- Somebody ----s something PP
- Somebody ----s PP
6. switch (a car's headlights) from a higher to a lower beam
Syn:
dim
Hypernyms:
change intensity
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
7. lower briefly
- She dipped her knee
Hypernyms:
lower, take down, let down, get down, bring down
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
8. appear to move downward
- The sun dipped below the horizon
- The setting sun sank below the tree line
Syn:
sink
Hypernyms:
decline
Hyponyms:
subside
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s
- Something is ----ing PP
- The moon will soon dip
9. slope downwards
- Our property dips towards the river
Hypernyms:
slope, incline, pitch
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s
10. dip into a liquid
- He dipped into the pool
Syn:
douse, duck
Derivationally related forms:
ducking (for: duck)
Hypernyms:
dunk, souse, plunge, douse
Verb Frames:
- Something is ----ing PP
- Somebody ----s something PP
11. place (candle wicks) into hot, liquid wax
Hypernyms:
create from raw material, create from raw stuff
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
12. immerse in a disinfectant solution
- dip the sheep
Hypernyms:
immerse, plunge
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
13. plunge (one's hand or a receptacle) into a container
- He dipped into his pocket
Hypernyms:
immerse, plunge
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s somebody PP
- Somebody ----s something PP
- Somebody ----s PP
14. scoop up by plunging one's hand or a ladle below the surface
- dip water out of a container
Hypernyms:
scoop, scoop out, lift out, scoop up, take up
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something

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