Synonyms of dip in English:

dip


See definition of dip

verb

1‘he dipped a rag in the water’

SYNONYMS
immerse, submerge, plunge, duck, dunk, lower, sink
douse, soak, drench, souse, steep, saturate, bathe, rinse

2‘the sun had dipped below the horizon’

SYNONYMS
sink, set, drop, drop down, go down, fall, descend
fade, disappear, subside, vanish, be engulfed
ANTONYMS

rise

3‘the news sent the stock dipping 5p to 663p’

SYNONYMS
decrease, fall, go down, drop, fall off, drop off, decline, diminish, dwindle, depreciate, deteriorate, slump, plummet, plunge
informal hit the floor
ANTONYMS

increase

4‘the road dipped and we picked up speed’

SYNONYMS
slope down, slope, slant down, descend, go down, drop away, fall away, fall, sink, decline, be at an angle
droop, sag
ANTONYMS

rise

5‘the flag was dipped’

SYNONYMS
lower, move down, move downwards, let fall, let sink
ANTONYMS

raise

6‘he dipped his headlights’

SYNONYMS
dim, lower, turn down, darken, make less intense
ANTONYMS

brighten, raise


noun

1‘the pool is ideal for a relaxing dip’

SYNONYMS
swim, bathe, dive, plunge, splash, paddle

2‘the best remedy is to give the fish a ten-minute dip in a salt bath’

SYNONYMS
immersion, plunge, ducking, dunking
sousing, dousing, soaking, drenching, steeping, saturation, bath, rinse, splash

3‘the disposal of used sheep dip is tightly controlled’

SYNONYMS
disinfectant, parasiticide, germicide, bactericide, preservative
liquid mixture, liquid preparation, solution

4‘chicken satay with peanut dip’

SYNONYMS
sauce, dressing, relish, creamy mixture

5‘there's a big hedge at the bottom of the dip’

SYNONYMS
slope, incline, decline, slant, descent, cant
hollow, concavity, depression, basin, indentation, dimple, trough

6‘there was a dip in sales’

SYNONYMS
decrease, fall, drop, downturn, decline, falling off, dropping off, slump, reduction, lessening, diminution, lowering, slackening, ebb
North American downtick
ANTONYMS

increase


Phrases

    dip into

    1‘she dipped into her handbag’


    SYNONYMS
    reach into, put one's hand into

    2‘if an emergency arises, you might have to dip into your savings’


    SYNONYMS
    draw on, spend part of, touch, use, make use of, have recourse to, employ

    3‘it is an interesting book to dip into’


    SYNONYMS
    browse through, skim through, scan, look through, flick through, flip through, leaf through, riffle through, run through, glance at, peruse, read quickly, have a quick look at, run one's eye over, give something a once-over, give something the once-over