Swim Meaning and Definition


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What is the definition Swim? What is its meaning in the dictionary? How to pronounce? Related sentences, Derivations, Example sentences, Antonyms, Words starting with Swim, Synonyms, Words ending with Swim and more...

Swim meaning

Word: Swim

How to pronounce: swɪm

Verb

Definitions:

1. Propel the body through water by using the limbs, or (in the case of a fish or other aquatic animal) by using fins, tail, or other bodily movement.

Example sentences: "They swam ashore"

2. Be immersed in or covered with liquid.

Example sentences: "Mashed potatoes swimming in gravy"

3. Appear to reel or whirl before one's eyes.

Example sentences: "Emily rubbed her eyes as the figures swam before her eyes"

Noun

Definitions:

1. An act or period of swimming.

Example sentences: "We went for a swim in the river"

2. A pool in a river that is a particularly good spot for fishing.

Example sentences: "He landed two 5 lb chub from the same swim"


Synonyms:

bathing

bathe

go swimming

take a swim

have a swim

strike out

float

swim across

snorkel

drift

sail

whirl

glide

sailing

ride

hang

take a bath

drown


Derivations:

swimming

swimmer


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Swim in Other Languages...

Spanish: Nadar

German: Schwimmen

French: Baignade

Italian: Nuotare

Turkish: Yüzdürmek


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