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swim

swim

 
pronunciation:
swIm
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: swims, swimming, swam, swum
definition 1: to move through water by moving parts of the body.
My dog swam out into the pond to get a stick.
 
similar words:
bathe
definition 2: to glide or flow as though moving through water.
He swam through the sea of people in the crowded streets.
definition 3: to be in or covered with a liquid.
She gave us peaches swimming in cream.
definition 4: to feel dizzy or faint.
I think I need to sit down because my head is swimming.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: the act or a period of swimming.
We decided to go for a swim in the lake.
derivations: swimmable (adj.), swimmer (n.)
Word Builder: swim +
  • swimsuit:
    clothing that you wear when you swim.
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