Synonyms of dip in English:

dip

verb

  • 1 he dipped a rag in the water
  • 2 the sun dipped below the horizon
    sink, set, drop, go/drop down, fall, descend; disappear, vanish
    [Antonyms] rise
  • 3 the president's popularity has dipped
    decrease, fall, drop, fall off, decline, diminish, dwindle, slump, plummet, plunge
    [Antonyms] rise increase
  • 4 the road dipped
    slope down, descend, go down; drop away, fall, sink
    [Antonyms] rise
  • 5 you might have to dip into your savings
    draw on, use, make use of, have recourse to, spend
  • noun

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  • 1 a relaxing dip in the pool
    swim, bathe; splash, paddle
  • 2 give the fish a ten-minute dip in a salt bath
    immersion, plunge, ducking, dunking
  • 3 chicken satay with peanut dip
  • 4 the hedge at the bottom of the dip
    slope, incline, decline, descent; hollow, concavity, depression, basin, indentation
  • 5 we have suffered a dip in sales
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