dip into

Definition of dip into

  1. 1 :  to take out an amount of money from (something) They had to dip into their savings to pay for the repairs.

  2. 2 :  to use part of (something) a company dipping into its pool of job applicants

  3. 3 :  to read parts of (something) in a casual or brief way dip into a book of poetry

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to plunge or immerse momentarily or partially under the surface (as of a liquid) so as to moisten, cool, or coat

    :  to thrust in a way to suggest immersion

    :  to immerse (as a sheep or dog) in an antiseptic or parasiticidal solution

  1. :  an act of dipping

    :  a brief plunge into the water for sport or exercise

    :  inclination downward:

  1. :  a stupid or unsophisticated person

  1. : diploma


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