dip - definition and synonyms


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  1. 1
    [countable] informal a quick swim
    go for/take/have a dip:

    Let’s take a dip in the pool.

  2. 2
    [countable] a reduction in the amount or level of something
    dip in:

    The dip in the share price wiped £36.8 million off the value of the company yesterday.

    take a dip:

    The President’s popularity took a dip before the election.

  3. 3
    [countable/uncountable] a thick cold sauce for dipping pieces of food into before eating them
  4. 4
    [countable] a place in a surface that is lower than the surrounding area
    dip in:

    There’s a dip in the road.