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plunge

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of plunge

  1. 1 an act or instance of diving a plunge off a diving board Synonyms of plunge pitch, diveWords Related to plunge dip, immersion, submersion; fall, plump, slip, spill, stumble, tumble; descent, drop; belly flop, header, jackknife, swan diveNear Antonyms of plunge jump, leap

  2. 2 the act or process of going to a lower level or altitude an overnight plunge in temperature sent the thermometer to below the freezing mark Synonyms of plunge dip, dive, down, drop, fall, nosedive, descentWords Related to plunge comedown, decline, downfall, downgrade; plummeting, sinkingNear Antonyms of plunge advance, headway, progress, progression; betterment, improvementAntonyms of plunge ascent, climb, rise, rising, soaring, upswing, upturn


plunge

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of plunge

  1. 1 to cast oneself head first into deep water she took a deep breath and plunged from the side of the pool Synonyms of plunge pitch, dive, soundWords Related to plunge dip, immerse, submerge; belly flop, plump, plunk (or plonk)Near Antonyms of plunge surface

  2. 2 to go to a lower level especially abruptly prices for those televisions have really plunged since they were first introduced Synonyms of plunge crash, crater, decline, descend, dip, dive, fall, lower, nose-dive, plummet, drop, sink, skid, tumbleWords Related to plunge abate, decrease, de-escalate, die (down), diminish, droop, dwindle, ebb, lessen, let up, moderate, subside, taper off, wane; recede, retreatNear Antonyms of plunge accumulate, balloon, build, burgeon (also bourgeon), enlarge, escalate, expand, grow, increase, intensify, mushroom, pick up, snowball, swell, waxAntonyms of plunge arise, ascend, lift, mount, rise, soar, spike, up

  3. 3 to lead or extend downward a stairway plunging into darkness Synonyms of plunge decline, dip, drop, fall, descend, sinkWords Related to plunge angle, cant, cock, heel, incline, lean, list, recline, slant, slope, tilt, tipNear Antonyms of plunge even, flatten, level, plane, smooth, straightenAntonyms of plunge arise, ascend, climb, mount, rise, uprise, upsweep, upturn



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