Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (n) dip, plunge (a brief swim in water)
- S: (n) plunge (a steep and rapid fall)
- S: (v) immerse, plunge (thrust or throw into) "Immerse yourself in hot water"
- S: (v) dive, plunge, plunk (drop steeply) "the stock market plunged"
- S: (v) plunge (dash violently or with great speed or impetuosity) "She plunged at it eagerly"
- verb group
- direct hypernym / inherited hypernym / sister term
- S: (v) dart, dash, scoot, scud, flash, shoot (run or move very quickly or hastily) "She dashed into the yard"
- S: (v) rush, hotfoot, hasten, hie, speed, race, pelt along, rush along, cannonball along, bucket along, belt along, step on it (move hurridly) "He rushed down the hall to receive his guests"; "The cars raced down the street"
- S: (v) travel, go, move, locomote (change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically) "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast"
- sentence frame
- S: (v) plunge, launch (begin with vigor) "He launched into a long diatribe"; "She plunged into a dangerous adventure"
- S: (v) plunge, immerse (cause to be immersed) "The professor plunged his students into the study of the Italian text"
- S: (v) plunge, dump (fall abruptly) "It plunged to the bottom of the well"
- S: (v) dunk, dip, souse, plunge, douse (immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate) "dip the garment into the cleaning solution"; "dip the brush into the paint"
- S: (v) steep, immerse, engulf, plunge, engross, absorb, soak up (devote (oneself) fully to) "He immersed himself into his studies"