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Definitions of dip:
  • noun:   a gymnastic exercise on the parallel bars in which the body is lowered and raised by bending and straightening the arms
  • noun:   a brief swim in water
  • noun:   a candle that is made by repeated dipping in a pool of wax or tallow
  • noun:   a brief immersion
  • noun:   tasty mixture or liquid into which bite-sized foods are dipped
  • noun:   (physics) the angle that a magnetic needle makes with the plane of the horizon
  • noun:   a depression in an otherwise level surface
    Example: "There was a dip in the road"
  • noun:   a sudden sharp decrease in some quantity
    Example: "A dip in prices"
  • noun:   a thief who steals from the pockets or purses of others in public places
  • verb:   slope downwards
    Example: "Our property dips towards the river"
  • verb:   appear to move downward
    Example: "The sun dipped below the horizon"
  • verb:   lower briefly
    Example: "She dipped her knee"
  • verb:   stain an object by immersing it in a liquid
  • verb:   go down momentarily
    Example: "Prices dipped"
  • verb:   scoop up by plunging one's hand or a ladle below the surface
    Example: "Dip water out of a container"
  • verb:   immerse in a disinfectant solution
    Example: "Dip the sheep"
  • verb:   of candles; by dipping the wick into hot, liquid wax
  • verb:   dip into a liquid
    Example: "He dipped into the pool"
  • verb:   switch (a car's headlights) from a higher to a lower beam
  • verb:   dip into a liquid while eating
  • verb:   immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate
    Example: "Dip the garment into the cleaning solution"

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See dip used in context: 19 poetry verses, 1 Shakespeare work, 4 definitions

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