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Verb
To make one's way through water using one's body
“The aquatic animals can't swim in shallow water areas.”
Verb
To move along on the surface of a liquid or in the air
“Montgolfier was struck by observing the manner in which clouds swim through the air.”
Verb
To be immersed in or covered with liquid
“The patties swim in gravy and get completely soggy somewhere between the restaurant and your place of residence.”
Verb
To spin or whirl around, typically figuratively in reference to one's mental state
“The musty aroma of the incense made her head swim.”
Noun
An act or spell of swimming or spending time in the water
“A swim in the lake under these conditions is much refreshing.”
Noun
A small stream of running water
Noun
A loss of consciousness when someone faints, a swoon
Noun
Customary or habitual usage
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