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Overview of noun plunge

The noun plunge has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) dip, plunge

(a brief swim in water)

2. plunge

(a steep and rapid fall)

Overview of verb plunge

The verb plunge has 8 senses? (first 5 from tagged texts)
1. (6) immerse, plunge

(thrust or throw into; "Immerse yourself in hot water")

2. (4) dive, plunge, plunk

(drop steeply; "the stock market plunged")

3. (4) plunge

(dash violently or with great speed or impetuosity; "She plunged at it eagerly")

4. (4) plunge, launch

(begin with vigor; "He launched into a long diatribe"; "She plunged into a dangerous adventure")

5. (1) plunge, immerse

(cause to be immersed; "The professor plunged his students into the study of the Italian text")

6. plunge, dump

(fall abruptly; "It plunged to the bottom of the well")

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")

8. steep, immerse, engulf, plunge, engross, absorb, soak up

(devote (oneself) fully to; "He immersed himself into his studies") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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