Synonyms of dip in English:

dip


See definition of dip

verb

1‘he dipped a rag in the water’

SYNONYMS

immerse, submerge, plunge, duck, dunk, lower, sink

douse, soak, drench, souse, steep, saturate, bathe, rinse

2‘the sun had dipped below the horizon’

SYNONYMS

sink, set, drop, drop down, go down, fall, descend

fade, disappear, subside, vanish, be engulfed

ANTONYMS

rise

3‘the news sent the stock dipping 5p to 663p’

SYNONYMS

decrease, fall, go down, drop, fall off, drop off, decline, diminish, dwindle, depreciate, deteriorate, slump, plummet, plunge

informal hit the floor

ANTONYMS

increase

4‘the road dipped and we picked up speed’

SYNONYMS

slope down, slope, slant down, descend, go down, drop away, fall away, fall, sink, decline, be at an angle

droop, sag

ANTONYMS

rise

5‘the flag was dipped’

SYNONYMS

lower, move down, move downwards, let fall, let sink

ANTONYMS

raise

6‘he dipped his headlights’

SYNONYMS

dim, lower, turn down, darken, make less intense

ANTONYMS

brighten, raise


noun

1‘the pool is ideal for a relaxing dip’

SYNONYMS

swim, bathe, dive, plunge, splash, paddle

2‘the best remedy is to give the fish a ten-minute dip in a salt bath’

SYNONYMS

immersion, plunge, ducking, dunking

sousing, dousing, soaking, drenching, steeping, saturation, bath, rinse, splash

3‘the disposal of used sheep dip is tightly controlled’

SYNONYMS

disinfectant, parasiticide, germicide, bactericide, preservative

liquid mixture, liquid preparation, solution

4‘chicken satay with peanut dip’

SYNONYMS

sauce, dressing, relish, creamy mixture

5‘there's a big hedge at the bottom of the dip’

SYNONYMS

slope, incline, decline, slant, descent, cant

hollow, concavity, depression, basin, indentation, dimple, trough

6‘there was a dip in sales’

SYNONYMS

decrease, fall, drop, downturn, decline, falling off, dropping off, slump, reduction, lessening, diminution, lowering, slackening, ebb

North American downtick

ANTONYMS

increase


Phrases

    dip into

      1‘she dipped into her handbag’

      SYNONYMS

      reach into, put one's hand into

      dip

      2‘if an emergency arises, you might have to dip into your savings’

      SYNONYMS

      draw on, spend part of, touch, use, make use of, have recourse to, employ

      dip

      3‘it is an interesting book to dip into’

      SYNONYMS

      browse through, skim through, scan, look through, flick through, flip through, leaf through, riffle through, run through, glance at, peruse, read quickly, have a quick look at, run one's eye over, give something a once-over, give something the once-over

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