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Synonyms for plunge

Synonyms for (noun) plunge

Synonyms: plunge, dip Definition: a brief swim in water

Similar words: swim, swimming Definition: the act of swimming Usage: it was the swimming they enjoyed most: they took a short swim in the pool

Synonyms: plunge Definition: a steep and rapid fall

Similar words: fall, drop Definition: a free and rapid descent by the force of gravity Usage: it was a miracle that he survived the drop from that height

Synonyms for (verb) plunge

Synonyms: launch, plunge Definition: begin with vigor Usage: He launched into a long diatribe; She plunged into a dangerous adventure

Similar words: commence, start, start out, set about, set out, get, get down, begin Definition: take the first step or steps in carrying out an action Usage: We began working at dawn; Who will start?; Get working as soon as the sun rises!; The first tourists began to arrive in Cambodia; He began early in the day; Let's get down to work now

Synonyms: engross, engulf, absorb, immerse, plunge, steep, soak up Definition: devote (oneself) fully to Usage: He immersed himself into his studies

Similar words: focus, concentrate, center, centre, rivet, pore Definition: direct one's attention on something Usage: Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies

Synonyms: souse, dunk, dip, douse, plunge Definition: immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate Usage: dip the garment into the cleaning solution; dip the brush into the paint

Similar words: plunge, immerse Definition: thrust or throw into Usage: Immerse yourself in hot water

Synonyms: plunge, immerse Definition: thrust or throw into Usage: Immerse yourself in hot water

Similar words: penetrate, perforate Definition: pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance Usage: The bullet penetrated her chest

Synonyms: plunge Definition: dash violently or with great speed or impetuosity Usage: She plunged at it eagerly

Similar words: shoot, scoot, scud, dart, dash, flash Definition: run or move very quickly or hastily Usage: She dashed into the yard

Synonyms: dive, plunge, plunk Definition: drop steeply Usage: the stock market plunged

Similar words: go down, come down, fall, descend Definition: move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way Usage: The temperature is going down; The barometer is falling; The curtain fell on the diva; Her hand went up and then fell again

Synonyms: dump, plunge Definition: fall abruptly Usage: It plunged to the bottom of the well

Similar words: drop Definition: to fall vertically Usage: the bombs are dropping on enemy targets