Associations to the word «Plunge»

Wiktionary

PLUNGE, noun. The act of plunging or submerging
PLUNGE, noun. A dive, leap, rush, or pitch into (into water)
PLUNGE, noun. (figuratively) the act of pitching or throwing one's self headlong or violently forward, like an unruly horse
PLUNGE, noun. (slang) heavy and reckless betting in horse racing; hazardous speculation
PLUNGE, noun. (obsolete) an immersion in difficulty, embarrassment, or distress; the condition of being surrounded or overwhelmed; a strait; difficulty
PLUNGE, verb. (transitive) To thrust into water, or into any substance that is penetrable; to immerse.
PLUNGE, verb. (figuratively) (transitive) To cast or throw into some thing, state, condition or action.
PLUNGE, verb. (transitive) (obsolete) To baptize by immersion.
PLUNGE, verb. (intransitive) To dive, leap or rush (into water or some liquid); to submerge one's self.
PLUNGE, verb. (figuratively) (intransitive) To fall or rush headlong into some thing, action, state or condition.
PLUNGE, verb. (intransitive) To pitch or throw one's self headlong or violently forward, as a horse does.
PLUNGE, verb. (intransitive) (slang) To bet heavily and with seeming recklessness on a race, or other contest; in an extended sense, to risk large sums in hazardous speculations.
PLUNGE, verb. (intransitive) (obsolete) To entangle or embarrass (mostly used in past participle).
PLUNGE, verb. (intransitive) (obsolete) To overwhelm, overpower.
PLUNGE BRA, noun. A brassiere with a low midsection, designed to be worn with low-cut clothing.
PLUNGE IN, verb. (idiomatic) To start a new endeavor enthusiastically and wholeheartedly.
PLUNGE POOL, noun. A pool that is small in diameter, but deep, usually resulting from a natural force such as a waterfall or rapids.
PLUNGE WATERFALL, noun. A punch bowl waterfall.
PLUNGE WATERFALLS, noun. Plural of plunge waterfall

Dictionary definition

PLUNGE, noun. A brief swim in water.
PLUNGE, noun. A steep and rapid fall.
PLUNGE, verb. Thrust or throw into; "Immerse yourself in hot water".
PLUNGE, verb. Drop steeply; "the stock market plunged".
PLUNGE, verb. Dash violently or with great speed or impetuosity; "She plunged at it eagerly".
PLUNGE, verb. Begin with vigor; "He launched into a long diatribe"; "She plunged into a dangerous adventure".
PLUNGE, verb. Cause to be immersed; "The professor plunged his students into the study of the Italian text".
PLUNGE, verb. Fall abruptly; "It plunged to the bottom of the well".
PLUNGE, verb. Immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate; "dip the garment into the cleaning solution"; "dip the brush into the paint".
PLUNGE, verb. Devote (oneself) fully to; "He immersed himself into his studies".

Wise words

Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.
Nathaniel Hawthorne