Synonyms of plumb in English

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plumb1


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verb

1‘the actor's attempt to plumb the twisted psyche of Richard III’

SYNONYMS

explore, probe, delve into, search, examine, investigate, scrutinize, inspect, sound out, go into, understand, fathom, get to the bottom of, penetrate, unravel


adverb

1‘the bullets went plumb through the middle of the screen’

SYNONYMS

right, exactly, precisely, directly, dead, straight, without interruption

informal bang, slap, slap bang, smack

2‘they must both be plumb crazy’

SYNONYMS

utterly, absolutely, completely, downright, totally, entirely, wholly, quite, altogether, thoroughly, stark

3‘the bell hangs plumb within the tower of the church’

SYNONYMS

vertically, perpendicularly, straight up, straight up and down


adjective

1‘the bird's flight ends with a plumb drop’

SYNONYMS

vertical, perpendicular, straight


Synonyms of plumb in English

: plumb1plumb2

plumb2


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verb

1‘he had plumbed in a washing machine’

SYNONYMS

install, put in, fit, put in place, set in place


Phrases

    plumb the depths

      ‘she had plumbed the depths of depravity’

      SYNONYMS

      find, reach the lowest possible level, reach the lowest point, get down to the bottom, reach the nadir, experience the worst extremes, reach rock bottom