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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • verb-intransitive. To move through water by means of the limbs, fins, or tail.
  • verb-intransitive. To move as though gliding through water.
  • verb-intransitive. To float on water or another liquid.
  • verb-intransitive. To be covered or flooded with or as if with a liquid: chicken swimming in gravy.
  • verb-intransitive. To possess a superfluity; abound: After winning the lottery, she was swimming in money.
  • verb-intransitive. To experience a floating or giddy sensation; be dizzy: "his brain still swimming with the effects of the last night's champagne” ( Robert Smith Surtees).
  • verb-intransitive. To appear to spin or reel lazily: The room swam before my eyes.
  • v. To move through or across (a body of water) by swimming: She swam the channel.
  • v. To execute (a particular stroke) in swimming.
  • v. To cause to swim or float.
  • n. The act of swimming.
  • n. A period of time spent swimming.
  • n. A gliding motion.
  • n. A state of dizziness.
  • n. An area, as of a river, abounding in fish.
  • adj. Of, relating to, or used for swimming: a swim mask.
  • idiom. in the swim Active in the general current of affairs.
  • idiom. swim against the stream To move counter to a prevailing trend.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • v. To float.
  • v. To move through the water, without touching the bottom; to propel oneself in water by natural means.
  • v. To traverse (a specific body of water, or a specific distance) by swimming; or, to utilize a specific swimming stroke; or, to compete in a specific swimming event.
  • v. To cause to swim.
  • n. An act or instance of swimming.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • verb-intransitive. To be supported by water or other fluid; not to sink; to float.
  • verb-intransitive. To move progressively in water by means of strokes with the hands and feet, or the fins or the tail.
  • verb-intransitive. To be overflowed or drenched.
  • verb-intransitive. Fig.: To be as if borne or floating in a fluid.
  • verb-intransitive. To be filled with swimming animals.
  • v. To pass or move over or on by swimming.
  • v. To cause or compel to swim; to make to float.
  • v. To immerse in water that the lighter parts may float.
  • n. The act of swimming; a gliding motion, like that of one swimming.
  • n. The sound, or air bladder, of a fish.
  • n. A part of a stream much frequented by fish.
  • verb-intransitive. To be dizzy; to have an unsteady or reeling sensation.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • To float on or in water or other fluid.
  • To move on or in water by natural means of locomotion, as an animal, many of which can so move, though the water be not their natural element, and swimming not their habit.
  • Hence, to move or be propelled on or through water by any means.
  • To glide with a smooth motion, literally or figuratively.
  • To be flooded; be overflowed or drenched.
  • To overflow; abound; have abundance.
  • To pass or cross by swimming; move on or in by swimming: as, to swim a stream.
  • To immerse in water, that the lighter parts may swim: as, to swim wheat for seed.
  • To cause to swim or float: as, to swim a horse across a river.
  • To furnish with sufficient depth of water to swim in.
  • n. The act of swimming; period or extent of swimming: as, to take a swim.
  • n. A smooth swaying gliding motion.
  • n. The sound or swimming-bladder of a fish.
  • n. A part of a stream, or other piece of water, deep and free from rocks and other obstructions, and much frequented by fish.
  • n. A dizziness; swoon.
  • To be dizzy or vertiginous; have giddiness; have a sensation as if the head were turning round; also, to have, or appear to have, a whirling motion: as, everything swam before his eyes.
  • In cricket, to curve in the air: said of the ball.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • v. be covered with or submerged in a liquid
  • v. travel through water
  • n. the act of swimming
  • v. be dizzy or giddy
  • v. move as if gliding through water
  • v. be afloat either on or below a liquid surface and not sink to the bottom
  • Verb Form
    swam    swimming    swims    swum   
    Words that are more generic or abstract
    be    locomote    travel    move    go   
    Cross Reference
    swum    swam    swimming   
    swam    swum    swimming    in the swim   
    Words with the same meaning
    float    paddle    overhand    dizzy    dizziness   
    Words with the same terminal sound
    Grim    Grimm    Him    Im    Jim    Kim    Sim    Tim    Zim    brim   
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