Found 3 items, similar to Plunge.
English → Indonesian
cebur, gelebur, loncatan, menceburkan, mencempung
English → English
n 1: a brief swim in water [syn: dip
2: a steep and rapid fall
v 1: thrust or throw into; “Immerse yourself in hot water”
2: drop steeply; “the stock market plunged”
3: dash violently or with great speed or impetuosity; “She
plunged at it eagerly”
4: begin with vigor; “He launched into a long diatribe”
plunged into a dangerous adventure”
5: cause to be immersed; “The professor plunged his students
into the study of the Italian text”
6: fall abruptly; “It plunged to the bottom of the well”
7: 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”
8: engross (oneself) fully; “He immersed himself into his
English → English
, v. i.
1. To thrust or cast one's self into water or other fluid; to
submerge one's self; to dive, or to rush in; as, he
plunged into the river. Also used figuratively; as, to
plunge into debt.
Forced to plunge naked in the raging sea. --Dryden.
To plunge into guilt of a murther. --Tillotson.
2. To pitch or throw one's self headlong or violently
forward, as a horse does.
Some wild colt, which . . . flings and plunges.
3. To bet heavily and with seeming recklessness on a race, or
other contest; in an extended sense, to risk large sums in
hazardous speculations. [Cant]
(Gun.), firing directed upon an enemy from an
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Plunged
; p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [OE. ploungen, OF. plongier, F. plonger, fr.
(assumed) LL. plumbicare, fr. L. plumbum lead. See Plumb
1. To thrust into water, or into any substance that is
penetrable; to immerse; to cause to penetrate or enter
quickly and forcibly; to thrust; as, to plunge the body
into water; to plunge a dagger into the breast. Also used
figuratively; as, to plunge a nation into war. “To plunge
the boy in pleasing sleep.”
Bound and plunged him into a cell. --Tennyson.
We shall be plunged into perpetual errors. --I.
2. To baptize by immersion.
3. To entangle; to embarrass; to overcome. [Obs.]
Plunged and graveled with three lines of Seneca.
1. The act of thrusting into or submerging; a dive, leap,
rush, or pitch into, or as into, water; as, to take the
water with a plunge.
2. Hence, a desperate hazard or act; a state of being
submerged or overwhelmed with difficulties. [R.]
She was brought to that plunge, to conceal her
husband's murder or accuse her son. --Sir P.
And with thou not reach out a friendly arm,
To raise me from amidst this plunge of sorrows?
3. The act of pitching or throwing one's self headlong or
violently forward, like an unruly horse.
4. Heavy and reckless betting in horse racing; hazardous
, an immersion by plunging; also, a large bath
in which the bather can wholly immerse himself.
, or plunging battery
(Elec.), a voltaic
battery so arranged that the plates can be plunged into,
or withdrawn from, the exciting liquid at pleasure.