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swim

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of swim

  1. 1 to be in a confused state as if from being twirled around <once they were in the elevator, the scent of the woman's perfume was so overpowering that it made his head swim> Synonyms reel, spin, turn, whirlRelated Words swirlNear Antonyms calm, collect; settle, steady

  2. 2 to rest or move along the surface of a liquid or in the air <there appeared to be an oily film swimming on the water> Synonyms drift, glide, hang, hover, poise, ride, sail, float, waftRelated Words bob, dangle, suspend; buoy; balloon, raftNear Antonyms dive, lunge, plunge; dip, immerse, submerge, submerseAntonyms settle, sink




swim

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of swim

  1. a temporary state of unconsciousness <the merest glimpse of blood sends him into a swim> Synonyms blackout, insensibility, knockout, faint, swoon, syncopeRelated Words daze, stupor, trance; drowsiness, narcosis, sleep, somnolence




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