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plunge

noun

1 plunge

A brief swim in water.

synonym: dip.

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

Roget 300: insertion, implantation, introduction; insinuation etc. (intervention) 228; planting, etc. v.; injection, inoculation, importation, infusion; ... show more

Roget 146: revolution, bouleversement, subversion, break up; destruction etc. 162; sudden change, radical change, sweeping organic change; change of state, phase change; quantum leap, quantum jump; ... show more

Roget 310: plunge, dip, dive, header; ducking etc. v.; diver.   

Polish: nurkowanie



2 plunge

A steep and rapid fall.

verb

1 plunge

Thrust or throw into.

synonym: immerse.

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

Roget 208: be deep etc. adj.; render deep etc. adj.; deepen.    plunge etc. 310; sound, fathom, plumb, cast the lead, ... show more

Roget 684: haste, hasten; make haste, make a dash etc. n.; hurry on, dash on, whip on, push on, press on, press forward; hurry, skurry, ... show more

Dutch: onderdompelen

2 plunge

Drop steeply:
— The stock market plunged.

synonyms: dive, plunk.

Dutch: plompen, plonzen

3 plunge

Dash violently or with great speed or impetuosity.

4 plunge

Begin with vigor:
— She plunged into a dangerous adventure.

synonym: launch.

5 plunge

Cause to be immersed:
— The professor plunged his students into the study of the Italian text.

synonym: immerse.

6 plunge

Fall abruptly:
— It plunged to the bottom of the well.

synonym: dump.

7 plunge

Immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate.

synonyms: dip, douse, dunk, souse.

Roget 337: be watery etc. adj.; reek.    add water, water, wet; moisten etc. 339; dilute, dip, immerse; merge; ... show more

Roget 310: plunge, dip, souse, duck; dive, plump; take a plunge, take a header; make a plunge; bathe etc. (water) 337.    submerge, ... show more

Roget 300: insert; introduce, intromit; put into, run into; import; inject; interject etc. 298; infuse, instill, inoculate, impregnate, ... show more

8 plunge

Devote (oneself) fully to.

synonyms: absorb, engross, engulf, immerse, soak up, steep.

Dutch: opgaan


Moby thesaurus: abate, ablate, advance, agiotage, ante, ante up, arbitrage, ascend, back, back up, bate, be caught short, be eaten away, be short, beat down, belong, bet, bet on, blunder, boil ... show more.

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