Textual thesaurus for "plunge"

(noun) dip

a brief swim in water

(verb) launch

begin with vigor

He launched into a long diatribe; She plunged into a dangerous adventure

(verb) engross, engulf, absorb, immerse, steep, soak up

devote (oneself) fully to

He immersed himself into his studies

(verb) immerse

cause to be immersed

The professor plunged his students into the study of the Italian text

(verb) souse, dunk, dip, douse

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

(verb) immerse

thrust or throw into

Immerse yourself in hot water

(verb) dive, plunk

drop steeply

the stock market plunged

(verb) dump

fall abruptly

It plunged to the bottom of the well