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(noun, verb)


There are 23 meanings of the word Dip.

How to pronounce dip:


Dip - as a noun

A depression in an otherwise level surface

Example: "There was a dip in the road"

(physics) the angle that a magnetic needle makes with the plane of the horizon

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angle of dipinclination13magnetic dipmagnetic inclination

A thief who steals from the pockets or purses of others in public places

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Tasty mixture or liquid into which bite-sized foods are dipped

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A brief immersion

A sudden sharp decrease in some quantity

Example: "A drop of 57 points on the dow jones index"

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drop7fall7free fall
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A candle that is made by repeated dipping in a pool of wax or tallow

A brief swim in water

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A gymnastic exercise on the parallel bars in which the body is lowered and raised by bending and straightening the arms

Dip - as a verb

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

Example: "Dip the garment into the cleaning solution"

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Dip into a liquid while eating

Example: "She dunked the piece of bread in the sauce"

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Go down momentarily

Example: "Prices dipped"

Stain an object by immersing it in a liquid

Take a small amount from

Example: "I had to dip into my savings to buy him this present"

Switch (a car's headlights) from a higher to a lower beam

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Lower briefly

Example: "She dipped her knee"

Appear to move downward

Example: "The sun dipped below the horizon"

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Slope downwards

Example: "Our property dips towards the river"

Dip into a liquid

Example: "He dipped into the pool"

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Place (candle wicks) into hot, liquid wax

Immerse in a disinfectant solution

Example: "Dip the sheep"

Plunge (one's hand or a receptacle) into a container

Example: "He dipped into his pocket"

Scoop up by plunging one's hand or a ladle below the surface

Example: "Dip water out of a container"

Example Sentences

"I love to have a vegetable dip with my chips."
"The hiker took a refreshing dip in the lake."
"She served a delicious spinach dip at the party."
"The stock market experienced a dip in trading volume."
"He made a quick dip into the store to buy some milk."
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Word Game Points

Is DIP a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, dip is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

DIP has a SCRABBLE points total of 6.

Is DIP a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, dip is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
DIP has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 7.

Is DIP a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, dip is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
DIP has a WORDFEUD points total of 7.

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