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Definitions of swim

  1. be afloat; stay on a liquid surface; not sink Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the act of swimming The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. travel through water; "We had to swim for 20 minutes to reach the shore"; "a big fish was swimming in the tank" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  4. 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. Newage Dictionary DB
  5. To move progressively in water by means of strokes with the hands and feet, or the fins or the tail. Newage Dictionary DB
  6. To be overflowed or drenched. Newage Dictionary DB
  7. Fig.: To be as if borne or floating in a fluid. Newage Dictionary DB
  8. To be filled with swimming animals. Newage Dictionary DB
  9. To pass or move over or on by swimming; as, to swim a stream. Newage Dictionary DB
  10. To cause or compel to swim; to make to float; as, to swim a horse across a river. Newage Dictionary DB
  11. To immerse in water that the lighter parts may float; as, to swim wheat in order to select seed. Newage Dictionary DB
  12. The act of swimming; a gliding motion, like that of one swimming. Newage Dictionary DB
  13. The sound, or air bladder, of a fish. Newage Dictionary DB
  14. A part of a stream much frequented by fish. Newage Dictionary DB
  15. To be dizzy; to have an unsteady or reeling sensation; as, the head swims. Newage Dictionary DB
  16. To float, as on water or other liquid; to propel or push oneself forward in the water with the hands and feet, or fins and tail; to glide smoothly; to have great abundance; as, to swim in luxury; be dizzy; as, the head swims. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  17. To cause to swim or float; to pass over, or through, by swimming; as, to swim a river. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  18. Swimmer. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  19. Swam, swum. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  20. Swum. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  21. Swimming. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  22. To float, as opp. to sink: to move on or in water: to be borne along by a current: to glide along with a waving motion: to be dizzy: to be drenched: to overflow: to abound. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  23. To pass by swimming: to make to swim or float:-pr.p. swimming; pa.t. swam; pa.p. swam or swum. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  24. Act of swimming: any motion like swimming: air bladder of a fish. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  25. Swam. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  26. To float; move on, or in, water; glide along; be dizzy; overflow. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  27. To pass by swimming. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  28. To move in or pass through (water) by movements of the limbs, fins, or the like; float. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  29. To be dizzy. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  30. The action of swimming. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  31. A gliding, swaying movement. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  32. Act of swimming; a swimming movement; the air-bladder of a fish. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  33. To cause to swim; to pass or move on; to immerse in water, that the lighter parts may swim. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  34. To be supported on water or other fluid; to float; to move in water by hands and feet, or by fins; to glide smoothly; to be flooded; to be dizzy; to overflow; to abound. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  35. To move about on the surface of water by movements of the hands and legs; to move through water by means of fins, as fish; to be carried along on the surface of water; to float on water; to cause to swim; not to sink; to have a waving feeling in the head, when the visible scene appears in unsteady movement like the surface of water; to be dizzy. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  36. A movement on the surface of water; the air-bladder of a fish which supports it in water. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  37. swim, v.i. to float, as opposed to sink: to move on or in water: to be borne along by a current: to glide along with a waving motion: to be dizzy: to be drenched: to overflow: to abound.--v.t. to pass by swimming: to make to swim or float:--pr.p. swim'ming; pa.t. swam; pa.p. swum or swam.--n. act of swimming: any motion like swimming: air-bladder of a fish.--adj. SWIM'MABLE, capable of being swum.--ns. SWIM'MER, one who swims: a web-footed aquatic bird; SWIM'MERET, one of the abdominal appendages which in the lobster and other Crustacea are used in swimming; SWIM'MING, the act of floating or moving on or in the water: dizziness; SWIM'MING-BATH, a bath large enough for swimming in.--adv. SWIM'MINGLY, in a gliding manner, as if swimming: smoothly, successfully.--ns. SWIM'MINGNESS, the state of swimming: a melting look, tearfulness; SWIM'MING-POND, an artificial pond adapted for swimming in; SWIM'MING-SCHOOL, a place where swimming is taught; SWIM'MING-STONE, a cellular variety of flint--float-stone.--IN THE SWIM, in the main current, of affairs, business, &c. [A.S. swimman; Ger. schwimmen.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  38. (swam, swum), & n. Float on or at surface of liquid (SINK or s.; vegetables swimming in butter; with bubbles swimming on it); progress at or below surface of water by working legs, arms, tail, webbed feet, fins, flippers, wings, body, &c., traverse or accomplish (stream, distance, &c.) thus, compete in (race) thus, compete with thus, cause (horse, dog, &c.) to progress thus, (fig.) go with gliding motion, (s. on one\'s chest, back, side, methods of human swimming; s. across, out, back, the channel, a mile, a race, person a hundred yards, one\'s horse across; cannot s. a stroke; s. with the tide or stream, act with the majority; s. to the bottom or like a stone facet., sink; she swam into the room; moon swims in sky), whence swimmer n.; appear to undulate or reel or whirl, have dizzy effect or sensation, (everything swam before his eyes; my head swims; has a swimming in the head); be flooded or overflow with or with or in moisture (eyes, deck, swimming with tears, water; swimming eyes; floor swimming in blood); swimming-bath, large enough to s. in; swimming-bell, bell-shaped swimming organ of jelly-fish &c.; swimming-belt, to keep learner afloat; swimming-bladder, fish\'s sound; swimming-stone, kind of spongy quartz. (N.) spell of swimming; swimming-bladder (rare); deep pool frequented by fish in river; (fig.) main current of affairs (esp. in the s., engaged in or acquainted with what is going on). [old English] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  39. n. Act of swimming; a gliding motion like that of one swimming;-the time or distance one swims or can swim;-the air-bladder of a fish; the sound. Cabinet Dictionary

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