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Synonyms for SWIMswɪm

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. swimming, swim(verb)

    the act of swimming

    "it was the swimming they enjoyed most": "they took a short swim in the pool"

    swimming, swim

  2. swim(verb)

    travel through water

    "We had to swim for 20 minutes to reach the shore"; "a big fish was swimming in the tank"

    drown, float

  3. float, swim(verb)

    be afloat either on or below a liquid surface and not sink to the bottom

    be adrift, drift, blow, drown, float, swim

  4. swim(verb)

    be dizzy or giddy

    "my brain is swimming after the bottle of champagne"

    drown, float

  5. swim, drown(verb)

    be covered with or submerged in a liquid

    "the meat was swimming in a fatty gravy"

    overwhelm, drown, submerge, float, swim

  6. swim(verb)

    move as if gliding through water

    "this snake swims through the soil where it lives"

    drown, float

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. swim(v. n.)

    float, be borne up (on a liquid)

  2. swim(v. n.)

    be borne along (as on water, by effort or by a current), buffet the waves, float with the tide

  3. swim(v. n.)

    glide, skim

  4. swim(v. n.)

    be flooded, be inundated

  5. swim(v. n.)

    be dizzy (as the head)

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

swimming, swam, bath, bathing, swimmer, aquatics

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