Meaning of PLUMMET in English

PLUMMET

n. Function: verb

to decrease suddenly and sharply in financial value or price FF1C; the stock plummeted 60 points when the story broke FF1E;

Synonyms: dip, drop, fall, nose-dive, plunge, skid, tumble

Related Words: decline, decrease, descend, sink; dump; precipitate; collapse, crash

Idioms: take a sudden downturn ( or downtrend)

Contrasted Words: increase; rise; shoot up

Antonyms: skyrocket, soar

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