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dip

 
Noun dip has 9 senses
  1. dip - a depression in an otherwise level surface; "there was a dip in the road"
    --1 is a kind of
    depression, impression, imprint
    Derived forms: verb dip8, verb dip3
  2. dip, angle of dip, magnetic dip, magnetic inclination, inclination - (physics) the angle that a magnetic needle makes with the plane of the horizon
    --2 is a kind of angle
  3. pickpocket, cutpurse, dip - a thief who steals from the pockets or purses of others in public places
    --3 is a kind of thief, stealer
  4. dip - tasty mixture or liquid into which bite-sized foods are dipped
    --4 is a kind of
    condiment
    --4 has particulars: bean dip; cheese dip; clam dip; guacamole
    Derived form: verb dip2
  5. dip - a brief immersion
    --5 is a kind of
    submergence, submerging, submersion, immersion
    Derived forms: verb dip11, verb dip4, verb dip2, verb dip1
  6. drop, dip, fall, free fall - a sudden sharp decrease in some quantity; "a drop of 57 points on the Dow Jones index"; "there was a drop in pressure in the pulmonary artery"; "a dip in prices"; "when that became known the price of their stock went into free fall"
    --6 is a kind of decrease, decrement
    --6 has particulars: correction; voltage drop
  7. dip - a candle that is made by repeated dipping in a pool of wax or tallow
    --7 is a kind of
    candle, taper, wax light
    Derived form: verb dip10
  8. dip, plunge - a brief swim in water
    --8 is a kind of swimming, swim
    Derived form: verb dip9
  9. dip - a gymnastic exercise on the parallel bars in which the body is lowered and raised by bending and straightening the arms
    --9 is a kind of
    gymnastic exercise
Verb dip has 12 senses
  1. dunk, dip, souse, plunge, douse - immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate; "dip the garment into the cleaning solution"; "dip the brush into the paint"
    --1 is one way to immerse, plunge
    Derived forms: noun dip5, noun dipper1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
  2. dunk, dip - dip into a liquid while eating; "She dunked the piece of bread in the sauce"
    --2 is one way to eat
    Derived forms: noun dip4, noun dip5, noun dipper1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something PP
  3. dip - go down momentarily; "Prices dipped"
    --3 is one way to
    decline, go down, wane
    Derived form: noun dip1
    Sample sentence:
    The stock market is going to dip
  4. dip - stain an object by immersing it in a liquid
    --4 is one way to
    stain
    Derived form: noun dip5
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  5. dim, dip - switch (a car's headlights) from a higher to a lower beam
    --5 is one way to change intensity
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  6. dip - lower briefly; "She dipped her knee"
    --6 is one way to
    lower, take down, let down, get down, bring down
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  7. dip, sink - appear to move downward; "The sun dipped below the horizon"; "The setting sun sank below the tree line"
    --7 is one way to decline
    Sample sentence:
    The moon will soon dip
  8. dip - slope downwards; "Our property dips towards the river"
    --8 is one way to
    slope, incline, pitch
    Derived form: noun dip1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  9. dip, douse, duck - dip into a liquid; "He dipped into the pool"
    --9 is one way to dunk, dip, souse, plunge, douse
    Derived form: noun dip8
    Sample sentences:
    Something is ----ing PP
    Somebody ----s something PP
  10. dip - of candles; by dipping the wick into hot, liquid wax
    --10 is one way to
    create from raw material, create from raw stuff
    Derived form: noun dip7
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  11. dip - immerse in a disinfectant solution; "dip the sheep"
    --11 is one way to
    immerse, plunge
    Derived form: noun dip5
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  12. dip - scoop up by plunging one's hand or a ladle below the surface; "dip water out of a container"
    --12 is one way to
    scoop, scoop out, lift out, scoop up, take up
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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