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Meaning & Definition of Swim in English

English

Swim

/swɪm/

noun

1. The act of swimming

  • "It was the swimming they enjoyed most": "they took a short swim in the pool"
    synonym:
  • swimming
  • ,
  • swim

verb

1. Travel through water

  • "We had to swim for 20 minutes to reach the shore"
  • "A big fish was swimming in the tank"
    synonym:
  • swim

2. Be afloat either on or below a liquid surface and not sink to the bottom

    synonym:
  • float
  • ,
  • swim

3. Be dizzy or giddy

  • "My brain is swimming after the bottle of champagne"
    synonym:
  • swim

4. Be covered with or submerged in a liquid

  • "The meat was swimming in a fatty gravy"
    synonym:
  • swim
  • ,
  • drown

5. Move as if gliding through water

  • "This snake swims through the soil where it lives"
    synonym:
  • swim

Examples of using

He doesn't even know how to swim!
He doesn't even know how to swim!
Is it true that you can't swim?