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 swim swim

noun

  • the act of swimming  ( swim, swimming )
    the act of swimming
     it was the swimming they enjoyed most
    it was the swimming they enjoyed most
     they took a short swim in the pool
    they took a short swim in the pool
  • verb

  • ( ) travel through water  ( swim )
    travel through water
     We had to swim for 20 minutes to reach the shore
    We had to swim for 20 minutes to reach the shore
     a big fish was swimming in the tank
    a big fish was swimming in the tank
  • ( ) be afloat either on or below a liquid surface and not sink to the bottom  ( float, swim )
    be afloat either on or below a liquid surface and not sink to the bottom
  • move as if gliding through water  ( swim )
    move as if gliding through water
     this snake swims through the soil where it lives
    this snake swims through the soil where it lives
  • be covered with or submerged in a liquid  ( drown, swim )
    be covered with or submerged in a liquid
     the meat was swimming in a fatty gravy
    the meat was swimming in a fatty gravy
  • be dizzy or giddy  ( swim )
    be dizzy or giddy
     my brain is swimming after the bottle of champagne
    my brain is swimming after the bottle of champagne


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