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dip

dip

 
 
pronunciation:
dIp
parts of speech:
verb, noun
part of speech: verb
inflections: dipped, dipping, dips
definition 1: to put into a liquid briefly.
He dipped his toes into the water.
synonyms:
dunk
similar words:
dabble, drench, duck, immerse, sink, soak, submerge
definition 2: to take out with a scoop.
He dipped some ice cream out of the carton.
synonyms:
ladle, scoop
similar words:
spoon, swoop
definition 3: to lower quickly.
He dipped his head just as the ball flew by.
similar words:
bend, lower
definition 4: to slope downward or seem to sink.
The road dips beyond that tree.The sun dipped below the horizon.
synonyms:
drop, sink
antonyms:
rise
similar words:
decline, lower, sag, set, slant, slope
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or process of dipping.
A dip in the pool cooled us off right away.
synonyms:
dunking
similar words:
decreasing, diminishing, dropping, ducking, immersing, scooping, sinking
definition 2: the amount that taken up by dipping.
I'll have two dips of lime sherbet, please.
synonyms:
scoop
similar words:
ladle, spoon
definition 3: a sauce or soft mixture for dipping small pieces of food.
She served chips and onion dip at the start of her party.
similar words:
relish, sauce
definition 4: a downward slope in a road.
My bike bounced over the dip in the road.
synonyms:
slope
similar words:
decline