Meaning of SWIM in English


vi to be overflowed or drenched.

2. swim ·vi to be filled with swimming animals.

3. swim ·noun the sound, or air bladder, of a fish.

4. swim ·noun a part of a stream much frequented by fish.

5. swim ·vi fig.: to be as if borne or floating in a fluid.

6. swim ·vt to pass or move over or on by swimming; as, to swim a stream.

7. swim ·noun the act of swimming; a gliding motion, like that of one swimming.

8. swim ·vi to be dizzy; to have an unsteady or reeling sensation; as, the head swims.

9. swim ·vt to cause or compel to swim; to make to float; as, to swim a horse across a river.

10. swim ·vt to immerse in water that the lighter parts may float; as, to swim wheat in order to select seed.

11. swim ·vi to move progressively in water by means of strokes with the hands and feet, or the fins or the tail.

12. swim ·vi to be supported by water or other fluid; not to sink; to float; as, any substance will swim, whose specific gravity is less than that of the fluid in which it is immersed.

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