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noun as in submersion in liquid

noun as in something for dunking

noun as in depression; decline

verb as in scoop, ladle

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Example Sentences

Like many of us who just want to go for a dip on a hot afternoon, he created the idea when looking to cool off on a hot summer day.

The dip follows thirteen quarters of positive but low growth rates.

From Quartz

The dip in his usage rate has also tracked with James’ scoring and effective field-goal percentage.

The S&P 500, a benchmark that tracks 500 large US-listed stocks, is back to its January levels after a big dip around the time that Covid-19 first hit the US.

From Quartz

At each cycle the deposited CNTs are fixed in place, and the next dip has the same rapid deposition rate as a freshly-soaked wafer.

These brave souls took an icy dip in the ocean to ring in 2015 and raise money for charity.

Kirkman does dip into metaphor here, as telephones are a symbol of our connection with one another.

It was a slight dip in the demo or a slight dip in the total audience.

In fact, 40 percent of adults will dip below the poverty line at some point in their lives.

Meathead spat another long stream of dip juice into the wedding china.

Thank you for nothing, Reginald; however, I shall certainly take a dip in the lucky-bag at the Castle.

I'll take a dip myself, just to be companionable, and tomorrow morning we can get back to any size you like.

Night, high on her spangled throne, watches the sun dip down behind the Libyan sands.

The dip of the south end of the needle at Goulburn Island was 27 degrees 32 1/2 minutes.

In eating bread with meat, never dip it into the gravy on your plate, and then bite the end off.


On this page you'll find 223 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dip, such as: dive, plunge, bath, douche, drenching, and ducking.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.