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plunge

 
Noun plunge has 2 senses
  1. dip, plunge - a brief swim in water
    --1 is a kind of swimming, swim
    Derived forms: verb plunge7, verb plunge1
  2. plunge - a steep and rapid fall
    --2 is a kind of
    drop, fall
    Derived forms: verb plunge6, verb plunge2
Verb plunge has 8 senses
  1. immerse, plunge - thrust or throw into; "Immerse yourself in hot water"
    --1 is one way to penetrate, perforate
    Derived forms: noun plunge1, noun plunger2, noun plunger3, noun plunger4
    Sample sentence:
    They plunge the object in the water
  2. dive, plunge, plunk - drop steeply; "the stock market plunged"
    --2 is one way to descend, fall, go down, come down
    Derived form: noun plunge2
    Sample sentences:
    The stock market is going to plunge
    The airplane is sure to plunge
  3. plunge - dash violently or with great speed or impetuosity; "She plunged at it eagerly"
    --3 is one way to
    dart, dash, scoot, scud, flash, shoot
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s PP
  4. plunge, launch - begin with vigor; "He launched into a long diatribe"; "She plunged into a dangerous adventure"
    --4 is one way to get down, begin, get, start out, start, set about, set out, commence
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s PP
  5. plunge, immerse - cause to be immersed; "The professor plunged his students into the study of the Italian text"
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  6. plunge, dump - fall abruptly; "It plunged to the bottom of the well"
    --6 is one way to drop
    Derived forms: noun plunge2, noun plunger2
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
  7. 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"
    --7 is one way to immerse, plunge
    Derived forms: noun plunge1, noun plunger3
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
  8. steep, immerse, engulf, plunge, engross, absorb, soak up - engross (oneself) fully; "He immersed himself into his studies"
    --8 is one way to concentrate, focus, center, centre, pore, rivet
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
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