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1. dip

verb. ['ˈdɪp'] immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate.

Synonyms

  • immerse
  • sop
  • plunge
  • duck
  • dunk
  • dabble
  • souse

Antonyms

  • right angle
  • reentrant angle
  • oblique angle
  • straighten

Etymology

  • dyppan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Dip

  • roundtrip
  • microchip
  • outstrip
  • unzip
  • strip
  • scripp
  • scrip
  • equip
  • whipp
  • whip
  • trippe
  • tripp
  • trip
  • stipp
  • snip
  • slip
  • skipp
  • skip
  • quipp
  • quip
  • klipp
  • gripp
  • grip
  • flip
  • drip
  • crip
  • clip
  • blip
  • zipp
  • zip

Sentences with dip


1. Verb, base form
You are now ready to dip your brush in your oil painting medium and begin your new masterpiece.

2. Noun, singular or mass
You can overcome this by using a dip assistance machine or having a partner give you a boost.

Quotes about dip


1. I am at the moment writing a lengthy indictment against our century. When my brain begins to reel from my literary labors, I make an occasional cheese dip.
- John Kennedy Toole, A Confederacy of Dunces

2. By hook or by crook, I hope that you will possess yourselves of money enough to travel and to idle, to contemplate the future or the past of the world, to dream over books and loiter at street corners and let the line of thought dip deep into the stream
- Virginia Woolf

3. Reading a book is like having the ability to dip a straw into the author’s soul and sip and slurp without lowering the water table of wisdom.
- Jarod Kintz, The Days of Yay are Here! Wake Me Up When They're Over.

2. dip

verb. ['ˈdɪp'] go down momentarily.

Synonyms

  • go down
  • decline

Antonyms

  • die
  • stay
  • divest

Etymology

  • dyppan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. dip

verb. ['ˈdɪp'] stain an object by immersing it in a liquid.

Antonyms

  • take office

Etymology

  • dyppan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. dip

verb. ['ˈdɪp'] dip into a liquid while eating.

Synonyms

  • eat

Antonyms

  • recuperate
  • better

Etymology

  • dyppan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. dip

noun. ['ˈdɪp'] a candle that is made by repeated dipping in a pool of wax or tallow.

Synonyms

  • wax light
  • candle

Antonyms

  • confront
  • stand still
  • inflate

Etymology

  • dyppan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. dip

noun. ['ˈdɪp'] a thief who steals from the pockets or purses of others in public places.

Synonyms

  • stealer
  • cutpurse
  • pickpocket

Antonyms

  • addition
  • maximization
  • waxing
  • widening

Etymology

  • dyppan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. dip

noun. ['ˈdɪp'] a gymnastic exercise on the parallel bars in which the body is lowered and raised by bending and straightening the arms.

Antonyms

  • ignite

Etymology

  • dyppan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. dip

noun. ['ˈdɪp'] a sudden sharp decrease in some quantity.

Synonyms

  • correction
  • fall
  • decrement
  • free fall
  • voltage drop
  • drop

Antonyms

  • accelerate
  • stretch
  • expand
  • appreciate

Etymology

  • dyppan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. dip

verb. ['ˈdɪp'] plunge (one's hand or a receptacle) into a container.

Synonyms

  • plunge

Antonyms

  • partiality
  • disinclination

Etymology

  • dyppan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. dip

verb. ['ˈdɪp'] immerse in a disinfectant solution.

Synonyms

  • plunge

Antonyms

  • abstain
  • refuse

Etymology

  • dyppan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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