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Definition 1: the act of swimming - [noun denoting act]

Samples where swimming or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • it was the swimming they enjoyed most
  • they took a short swim in the pool

Synonyms for swimming in the sense of this definition

(swimming is a kind of ...) sports that involve bodies of water

(... is a kind of swimming ) the act of swimming for pleasure or recreation

"the Englishman said he had a good bathe"

(... is a kind of swimming ) a naked swim

(... is a kind of swimming ) a brief swim in water

(... is a kind of swimming ) a headlong plunge into water

(... is a kind of swimming ) the act of someone who floats on the water

(... is a kind of swimming ) underwater swimming without any more breathing equipment than a snorkel

Definition 2: applied to a fish depicted horizontally - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for swimming in the sense of this definition

(swimming is similar to ...) parallel to or in the plane of the horizon or a base line

"a horizontal surface"

(swimming belongs to category ...) the study and classification of armorial bearings and the tracing of genealogies

Definition 3: filled or brimming with tears - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where swimming or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • swimming eyes
  • sorrow made the eyes of many grow liquid

Synonyms for swimming in the sense of this definition

(swimming is similar to ...) filled with or marked by tears

"tearful eyes" "tearful entreaties"

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