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plummet

noun

1 plummet

The metal bob of a plumb line.

synonyms: plumb, plumb bob.

Roget 306: descent, descension, declension, declination; fall; falling etc. v.; slump; drop, plunge, plummet, cadence; subsidence, ... show more

Roget 208: depth; deepness etc. adj.; profundity, depression etc. (concavity) 252.    hollow, pit, shaft, well, ... show more

Roget 212: verticality; erectness etc. adj.; perpendicularity etc. 216.1; right angle, normal; azimuth circle.    wall, precipice, cliff.    elevation, ... show more

Dutch: schietlood



verb

1 plummet

Drop sharply:
— The stock market plummeted.

synonym: plump.

Roget 306: descend; go down, drop down, come down; fall, gravitate, drop, slip, slide, rappel, settle; plunge, plummet, ... show more

Dutch: duikelen, kelderen


Moby thesaurus: T square, abate, ablate, bate, be eaten away, beat down, bob, break, cascade, cataract, cheapen, cheapening, collapse, come down, consume, consume away, corrode, crash, crumble, cut ... show more.

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