verb (used with object), plunged, plung·ing.
verb (used without object), plunged, plung·ing.
Origin of plunge
Related formsre·plunge, verb, re·plunged, re·plung·ing; nounun·plunged, adjective
Examples from the Web for plunge
Cocker, for his part, worked briefly as an apprentice gasfitter but decided to take the plunge into the world of commercial music.The Greatest Rock Voice of All Time Belonged to Joe Cocker|Ted Gioia|December 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And nobody expected oil prices to plunge so quickly, either.
So, with good ideas in the air, we plunge into one of the knottier sections of the story.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The vote on Sunday could take Ukraine toward a modern functioning democracy or plunge it back into a cesspool of corruption.
Stewart took the plunge in response to Matt Lauer's televised Today Show challenge.The Ice Bucket Challenge: Celebrities Promote ALS Awareness, Washboard Abs|Amy Zimmerman|August 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But this feeling, which supported me in the commencement of my career, now serves only to plunge me lower in the dust.Frankenstein|Mary Shelley
He braced his frame like one preparing for a plunge into cold waters.The Woman in Black|Edmund Clerihew Bentley
So I ordered two or three of my best swimmers to strip and be ready to plunge into the river.Life in an Indian Outpost|Gordon Casserly
It is most pleasant when the waters close over your head and you plunge to the bottom.Children's Classics In Dramatic Form|Augusta Stevenson
Joe twisted his mustache, eyed her aslant and took the plunge.Cabin Fever|B. M. Bower
British Dictionary definitions for plunge
- to resolve to do something dangerous or irrevocable
- to get married
Word Origin for plunge
Idioms and Phrases with plunge
see take the plunge.