HyperDic: dip

English > 23 senses of the word dip:
VERBcontactdip, dunk, souse, plunge, douseimmerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate
consumptiondip, dunkdip into a liquid / liquid while eating
changedipgo down momentarily
changedipstain an object by immersing / immersing it in a liquid / liquid
possessiondiptake a small amount from
perceptiondip, dimswitch (a car's headlights) from a higher to a lower beam
motiondiplower briefly
motiondip, sinkappear to move downward
motiondipslope downwards
motiondip, douse, duckdip into a liquid / liquid
creationdipplace (candle wicks) into hot, liquid wax
contactdipimmerse / immerse in a disinfectant solution
contactdipplunge (one's hand or a receptacle) into a container
contactdipscoop up by plunging one's hand or a ladle below the surface
NOUNshapedipa depression in an otherwise level surface
shapedip, angle of dip, magnetic dip, magnetic inclination, inclination(physics) the angle that a magnetic needle makes with the plane of the horizon
person dip, pickpocket, cutpursea thief who steals from the pockets or purses of others in public places
fooddiptasty mixture or liquid / liquid into which bite-sized foods are dipped
eventdipa brief immersion
attributedip, drop, fall, free falla sudden sharp decrease in some quantity
artifactdipa candle that is made by repeated dipping in a pool of wax or tallow
actdip, plungea brief swim in water
actdipa gymnastic exercise on the parallel bars in which the body is lowered and raised by bending and straightening the arms
dip > pronunciation
Soundsdih'p
Rhymesacquaintanceship ... zip / ZIP: 103 rhymes with ihp...
English > dip: 23 senses > noun 1, shape
MeaningA depression in an otherwise level surface.
Example"there was a dip in the road"
Broaderdepression, impression, imprintA concavity in a surface produced by pressing
Spanishdepresión
Catalandepressió
Verbsdipgo down momentarily
dipslope downwards
English > dip: 23 senses > noun 2, shape
Meaning(physics) the angle that a magnetic needle makes with the plane of the horizon.
Synonymsangle of dip, magnetic dip, magnetic inclination, inclination
Categoryphysics, natural philosophyThe science of matter and energy and their interactions
BroaderangleThe space between two lines or planes that intersect
Spanishángulo de buzamiento, buzamiento magnético, buzamiento, inclinación magnética, inclinación
Catalaninclinació magnètica
English > dip: 23 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningA thief who steals from the pockets or purses of others in public places.
Synonymspickpocket, cutpurse
Broaderthief, stealerA criminal who takes property belonging to someone else with the intention of keeping it or selling it
Spanishcarterista, cortabolsas, ratero, robacarteras
Catalancarterista, pispa, tallabosses
English > dip: 23 senses > noun 4, food
Meaningtasty mixture or liquid / liquid into which bite-sized foods are dipped.
Narrowerbean dipA dip made of cooked beans
cheese dipA dip made of cheeses
clam dipA dip made of clams and soft cream cheese
guacamoleA dip made of mashed avocado mixed with chopped onions and other seasonings
BroadercondimentA preparation (a sauce or relish or spice / spice) to enhance flavor or enjoyment
Spanishsalsa
Catalansalsa
Verbsdipdip into a liquid / liquid while eating
English > dip: 23 senses > noun 5, event
MeaningA brief immersion.
Broadersubmergence, submerging, submersion, immersionsinking until covered completely with water
Spanishchapuzón, remojo
Catalanremullada
Verbsdipstain an object by immersing / immersing it in a liquid / liquid
dipdip into a liquid / liquid while eating
dipimmerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate
dipimmerse / immerse in a disinfectant solution
English > dip: 23 senses > noun 6, attribute
MeaningA sudden sharp decrease in some quantity.
Example "a dip in prices"
Synonymsdrop, fall, free fall
NarrowercorrectionA drop in stock market activity or stock prices following a period of increases / increases
voltage dropA decrease in voltage along a conductor through which current is flowing
Broaderdecrease, decrementThe amount by which something decreases
Spanishbajada, baja, bajón, caída, descenso
Catalanbaixada, baixa, caiguda, descendiment, descens
English > dip: 23 senses > noun 7, artifact
MeaningA candle that is made by repeated dipping in a pool of wax or tallow.
Broadercandle, taper, wax lightstick of wax with a wick in the middle
Verbsdipplace (candle wicks) into hot, liquid wax
English > dip: 23 senses > noun 8, act
MeaningA brief swim in water.
Synonymplunge
Broaderswimming, swimThe act of swimming
Spanishchapuzón, zambullida
Catalancabussó, capbussó
Verbsdipdip into a liquid / liquid
English > dip: 23 senses > noun 9, act
MeaningA gymnastic exercise on the parallel bars in which the body is lowered and raised by bending and straightening the arms.
Broadergymnastic exercise(gymnastics) an exercise designed to develop and display strength and agility and balance (usually performed with or on some gymnastic apparatus)
English > dip: 23 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningimmerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Examples
  • "dip the garment into the cleaning solution"
  • "dip the brush into the paint"
Synonymsdunk, souse, plunge, douse
Narrowerdabbledip a foot or hand briefly into a liquid / liquid
dip, douse, duckdip into a liquid / liquid
sopdip into liquid / liquid
Broaderimmerse, plungethrust or throw into
Spanishbañar, empapar, meter en agua, mojar, poner en remojo, remojar, rociar, sumergir, zambullir
Catalanamarar, banyar, mullar, ruixar
Nounsdipa brief immersion
dippera ladle that has a cup with a long handle
English > dip: 23 senses > verb 2, consumption
Meaningdip into a liquid / liquid while eating.
PatternSomebody ----s something PP
Synonymdunk
Broaderimmerse, plungethrust or throw into
Spanishmojar, remojar
Catalansubmergir
Nounsdipa brief immersion
diptasty mixture or liquid / liquid into which bite-sized foods are dipped
dippera ladle that has a cup with a long handle
English > dip: 23 senses > verb 3, change
Meaninggo down momentarily.
PatternSomething ----s
ModelThe stock market is going to dip
Example"Prices dipped"
Broaderdecline, go down, waneGrow smaller
Spanishcaer, descender, hundirse
Catalancaure, davallar
Nounsdipa depression in an otherwise level surface
English > dip: 23 senses > verb 4, change
Meaningstain an object by immersing / immersing it in a liquid / liquid.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderstaincolor with a liquid dye or tint
Spanishbañar, mojar
Catalanmullar, sucar
Nounsdipa brief immersion
English > dip: 23 senses > verb 5, possession
MeaningTake a small amount from.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP; Somebody ----s PP
Example"I had to dip into my savings to buy him this present"
Broaderwithdraw, draw, take out, draw offRemove (a commodity) from (a supply source)
English > dip: 23 senses > verb 6, perception
Meaningswitch (a car's headlights) from a higher to a lower beam.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymdim
Broaderchange intensityincrease / increase or decrease in intensity
Spanishatenuar, bajar, meter
Catalanatenuar
English > dip: 23 senses > verb 7, motion
Meaninglower briefly.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"She dipped her knee"
Broaderlower, take down, let down, get down, bring downMove something or somebody to a lower position
English > dip: 23 senses > verb 8, motion
MeaningAppear to move downward.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
ModelThe moon will soon dip
Example"The sun dipped below the horizon"
Synonymsink
Narrowersubsidesink to a lower level or form a depression
Broaderdeclinego down
English > dip: 23 senses > verb 9, motion
Meaningslope downwards.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"Our property dips towards the river"
Broaderslope, incline, pitchBe at an angle
Spanishdescender
Nounsdipa depression in an otherwise level surface
English > dip: 23 senses > verb 10, motion
Meaningdip into a liquid / liquid.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s something PP
Example"He dipped into the pool"
Synonymsdouse, duck
Broaderdunk, dip, souse, plunge, douseimmerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate
Spanishzambullirse
Catalancabussar-se, capbussar-se, tirar-se de cap
Nounsdipa brief swim in water
English > dip: 23 senses > verb 11, creation
Meaningplace (candle wicks) into hot, liquid wax.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broadercreate from raw material, create from raw stuffmake from scratch
Nounsdipa candle that is made by repeated dipping in a pool of wax or tallow
English > dip: 23 senses > verb 12, contact
Meaningimmerse / immerse in a disinfectant solution.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"dip the sheep"
Broaderimmerse, plungethrust or throw into
Nounsdipa brief immersion
English > dip: 23 senses > verb 13, contact
MeaningPlunge (one's hand or a receptacle) into a container.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP; Somebody ----s PP
Example"He dipped into his pocket"
Broaderimmerse, plungethrust or throw into
English > dip: 23 senses > verb 14, contact
Meaningscoop up by plunging one's hand or a ladle below the surface.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"dip water out of a container"
Broaderscoop, scoop out, lift out, scoop up, take uptake out or up with or as if with a scoop

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