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Adjective: dipped  dipt
  1. Having abnormal sagging of the spine (especially in horses)
    - lordotic, swayback, swaybacked
Verb: dip (dipped,dipping)  dip
  1. Immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate
    "dip the brush into the paint";
    - dunk, souse, plunge, douse
  2. (of food) put into a liquid to absorb some of it
    "She dipped the piece of bread in the sauce";
    - dunk
  3. Go down momentarily
    "Prices dipped"
  4. Stain an object by immersing it in a liquid
  5. Take a small amount from
    "I had to dip into my savings to buy him this present"
  6. Switch (a car's headlights) from a higher to a lower beam
    - dim
  7. Lower briefly
    "She dipped her knee"
  8. Appear to move downward
    "The sun dipped below the horizon";
    - sink
  9. Slope downwards
    "Our property dips towards the river"
  10. Immerse into a liquid
    "He dipped into the pool";
    - douse, duck
  11. Place (candle wicks) into hot, liquid wax
  12. Immerse in a disinfectant solution
    "dip the sheep"
  13. Plunge (one's hand or a receptacle) into a container
    "He dipped into his pocket"
  14. Scoop up by plunging one's hand or a ladle below the surface
    "dip water out of a container"

See also: unfit

Type of: bring down, change intensity, create from raw material, create from raw stuff, decline, draw, draw off, get down, go down, immerse, incline, let down, lift out, lower, pitch, plunge, scoop, scoop out, scoop up, slope, stain, take down, take out, take up, wane, withdraw

Encyclopedia: Dip, Georgia