plunge

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Pronunciation[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
plunge

Third-person singular
plunges

Past tense
plunged

Past participle
plunged

Present participle
plunging

  1. (intransitive) If you plunge into something, you jump or dive quickly into it.
    They happily plunged into the swimming pool.
  2. (transitive) If you plunge one thing into something else, you put it in quickly .
    The murderer plunged a dagger into the victim's chest.

Noun[change]

Singular
plunge

Plural
plunges

  1. A plunge is the act of jumping or diving into water.