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swim

 
Noun swim has 1 sense
  1. swimming, swim - the act of swimming
    --1 is a kind of water sport, aquatics
    --1 has particulars:
     bathe; dip, plunge; dive, diving; floating; skin diving, skin-dive
    Derived forms: verb swim2, verb swim1
Verb swim has 2 senses
  1. swim - travel through water; "We had to swim for 20 minutes to reach the shore"; "a big fish was swimming in the tank"
    --1 is one way to
    travel, go, move, locomote
    Derived forms: noun swim1, noun swimmer2, noun swimmer1, noun swimming1
    Sample sentences:
    These men swim across the river
    These men swim the river
  2. float, swim - be afloat; stay on a liquid surface; not sink
    --2 is one way to travel, go, move, locomote
    Derived form: noun swim1
    Sample sentence:
    These cars won't swim
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