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To move, or to make something move in water - thesaurus

Synonyms

go down

to sink below the surface of the water

carry

verb

if water or air carries something or someone, it takes them with it as it moves along

sink

verb

to disappear below the surface of the water

sink

verb

to make something, especially a boat, disappear below the surface of the water

swim

verb

if fish swim, they move in water

go under

to sink below the surface of the water

duck

verb

to force someone’s head under water for a short time, often in rough play

splash

verb

to move noisily in water

sunken

adjective

lying at the bottom of the sea

submerged

adjective

completely under water

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churn

verb

to move something such as a liquid around violently, or to move in this way

dabble

verb

to put your hands or feet in water and make small quick movements with them

ford

verb

to cross a stream or river by walking or driving through the water

paddle

verb

British to play or walk in water that is not very deep

paddle

noun

British the activity of playing or walking in water that is not very deep. The American word is wade

plane

verb

to move smoothly through the air or across the surface of water

resurface

verb

to come back up to the surface of the water

splash around

to move around noisily in water

stream

verb

to move and wave in the air or in water

submarine

adjective

under the surface of the sea

submerge

verb

to go completely under water

submersion

noun

a situation in which something is under water, or the process of going under water

wade

verb

to walk in or through water or other liquid that is not very deep

wallow

verb

to lie down and roll around in water, dirt, or mud like a pig

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