A depression in an otherwise level surface (synset 113927512)
"there was a dip in the road"
(physics) the angle that a magnetic needle makes with the plane of the horizon (synset 113915590)
domain category: natural philosophy, physics - the science of matter and energy and their interactionshypernym: angle - the space between two lines or planes that intersect; the inclination of one line to another; measured in degrees or radians
A thief who steals from the pockets or purses of others in public places (synset 110451671)
hypernym: stealer, thief - a criminal who takes property belonging to someone else with the intention of keeping it or selling it
Tasty mixture or liquid into which bite-sized foods are dipped (synset 107598174)
hypernym: condiment - a preparation (a sauce or relish or spice) to enhance flavor or enjoyment
- A brief immersion (synset 107379034)
A sudden sharp decrease in some quantity (synset 105119135)
"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"hyponym:
- A candle that is made by repeated dipping in a pool of wax or tallow (synset 103207773)
A brief swim in water (synset 100443832)
A gymnastic exercise on the parallel bars in which the body is lowered and raised by bending and straightening the arms (synset 100435953)
hypernym: gymnastic exercise - (gymnastics) an exercise designed to develop and display strength and agility and balance (usually performed with or on some gymnastic apparatus)
Immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate (synset 201579924)
"dip the garment into the cleaning solution"; "dip the brush into the paint"hyponym:
Dip into a liquid while eating (synset 201194845)
"She dunked the piece of bread in the sauce"synonym: dunk
Go down momentarily (synset 200433014)
Stain an object by immersing it in a liquid (synset 200287243)
hypernym: stain - color with a liquid dye or tint
Take a small amount from (synset 202316837)
"I had to dip into my savings to buy him this present"
Switch (a car's headlights) from a higher to a lower beam (synset 202166741)
hypernym: change intensity - increase or decrease in intensitysynonym: dim
Lower briefly (synset 202044954)
"She dipped her knee"
Appear to move downward (synset 202043524)
"The sun dipped below the horizon"; "The setting sun sank below the tree line"hypernym: decline - go downhyponym: subside - sink to a lower level or form a depressionsynonym: sink
Slope downwards (synset 202041990)
"Our property dips towards the river"
Dip into a liquid (synset 201980234)
"He dipped into the pool"hypernym: dip, douse, dunk, plunge, souse - immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate
- Place (candle wicks) into hot, liquid wax (synset 201664870)
Immerse in a disinfectant solution (synset 201580973)
"dip the sheep"
Plunge (one's hand or a receptacle) into a container (synset 201580815)
"He dipped into his pocket"
Scoop up by plunging one's hand or a ladle below the surface (synset 201315317)
"dip water out of a container"
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- Nouns denoting people
- Nouns denoting two and three dimensional shapes
- Recreation and Sports
- Verbs of buying, selling, owning
- Verbs of eating and drinking
- Verbs of seeing, hearing, feeling
- Verbs of sewing, baking, painting, performing
- Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
- Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
- Verbs of walking, flying, swimming