Meaning of SWIM in English
■ verb ( ~s , ~ming ; past swam ; past participle swum )
1》 propel oneself through water by bodily movement.
↘cross (a stretch of water) in this way.
2》 be immersed in or covered with liquid.
3》 appear to whirl before one's eyes.
↘experience a dizzily confusing sensation.
1》 an act or period of ~ming.
2》 a pool in a river which is a particularly good spot for fishing.
in the ~ involved in or aware of current affairs or events.
OE ~man , of Gmc origin.
Concise Oxford English vocab. Сжатый оксфордский словарь английского языка. 2004