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dip

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of dip

  1. 1 a downward slope marathoners have one last dip before the race course levels off and the finish line comes into view Synonyms of 1dip declension, declivity, descent, dip, downgrade, downhill, fall, hang, hangingWords Related to 1dip basin, depression, hollowNear Antonyms of 1dip glacis, grade, gradient, hill, inclination, incline, lean, pitch, rake, tiltAntonyms of 1dip acclivity, ascent, rise, upgrade, uphill, uprise

  2. 2 the act or process of going to a lower level or altitude the city's population has taken a slight dip since the last census Synonyms of 1dip dip, dive, down, drop, fall, nosedive, plungeWords Related to 1dip comedown, decline, downfall, downgrade; plummeting, sinkingNear Antonyms of 1dip advance, headway, progress, progression; betterment, improvementAntonyms of 1dip ascent, climb, rise, rising, soaring, upswing, upturn


dip

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of dip

  1. a stupid person how did that dip get through medical school? Synonyms of 2dip airhead, birdbrain, blockhead, bonehead, bubblehead, chowderhead, chucklehead, clodpoll (or clodpole), clot [British], cluck, clunk, cretin, cuddy (or cuddie) [British dialect], deadhead, dim bulb [slang], dimwit, dip, dodo, dolt, donkey, doofus [slang], dope, dork [slang], dullard, dumbbell, dumbhead, dum-dum, dummkopf, dummy, dunce, dunderhead, fathead, gander, golem, goof, goon, half-wit, hammerhead, hardhead, ignoramus, imbecile, jackass, know-nothing, knucklehead, lamebrain, loggerhead [chiefly dialect], loon, lump, lunkhead, meathead, mome [archaic], moron, mug [chiefly British], mutt, natural, nimrod [slang], nincompoop, ninny, ninnyhammer, nit [chiefly British], nitwit, noddy, noodle, numskull (or numbskull), oaf, pinhead, prat [British], ratbag [chiefly Australian], saphead, schlub (also shlub) [slang], schnook [slang], simpleton, stock, stupe, stupid, thickhead, turkey, woodenhead, yahoo, yo-yoWords Related to 2dip booby, buffoon, fool, goose, loony, lunatic, madman, nut, zany; loser; gawk; featherbrain, scatterbrain; beast, boor, cad, churl, clown, creep, cur, heel, jerk, skunk, snake, stinker, villain; bimbette [slang], bimbo [slang], himboNear Antonyms of 2dip egghead, intellect, intellectual, sage, thinker, whiz, wizard; polymath, Renaissance man; sharpie (or sharpy)Antonyms of 2dip brain, genius


dip

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of dip

  1. 1 to sink or push (something) briefly into or as if into a liquid first dip a paper towel in water she dipped a hand into her pocket and pulled out a piece of candy Synonyms of dip douse (also dowse), duck, dunk, immerse, souse, sop, submerge, submerse Words Related to dip bathe, moisten, soak, steep, wet; drench, drown, flood; dive, plunge, thrust

  2. 2 to lift out with something that holds liquid carefully dipped water from the bucket to the kettle Synonyms of dip bucket, lade, ladle, scoop, spoon Words Related to dip bail; deplete, drain, eliminate, empty, exhaust; bleed, draw (off); dish; slop; decant, draw, pump, siphon (also syphon), suction Near Antonyms of dip pour; fill

  3. 3 to go to a lower level especially abruptly the temperature dipped a bit in the evening Synonyms of dip crash, crater, decline, descend, drop, dive, fall, lower, nose-dive, plummet, plunge, sink, skid, tumbleWords Related to dip abate, decrease, de-escalate, die (down), diminish, droop, dwindle, ebb, lessen, let up, moderate, subside, taper off, wane; recede, retreatNear Antonyms of dip accumulate, balloon, build, burgeon (also bourgeon), enlarge, escalate, expand, grow, increase, intensify, mushroom, pick up, snowball, swell, waxAntonyms of dip arise, ascend, lift, mount, rise, soar, spike, up

  4. 4 to lead or extend downward slow down, the road dips here Synonyms of dip decline, descend, drop, fall, plunge, sinkWords Related to dip angle, cant, cock, heel, incline, lean, list, recline, slant, slope, tilt, tipNear Antonyms of dip even, flatten, level, plane, smooth, straightenAntonyms of dip arise, ascend, climb, mount, rise, uprise, upsweep, upturn

  5. 5 to take a quick or hasty look I dipped into the book, but I didn't have a chance to study it thoroughly Synonyms of dip browse, glance, glimpse, glint, peek, skimWords Related to dip keek [chiefly Scottish], peep; blink, squint; look over, peruse, rake, scanNear Antonyms of dip examine, overlook, oversee, question, survey; study, view; peer, pry; gawk, goggle, rubberneck; leer, ogleAntonyms of dip gaze, stare


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