verb (used with object), plunged, plung·ing.
verb (used without object), plunged, plung·ing.
Words nearby plunge
Idioms for plunge
Origin of plunge
OTHER WORDS FROM plungere·plunge, verb, re·plunged, re·plung·ing; nounun·plunged, adjective
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Examples from the Web for plunged
In Tuesday trading alone, it plunged by more than 20 percent against the U.S. dollar.
Meanwhile, marriage rates among high-school graduates have declined, and those among high-school dropouts have plunged.The Real Enemy of Marital Bliss Are Those Most Opposed to Marriage Equality|Jay Michaelson|October 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As the world from Ferguson to Syria plunged into chaos this summer, public opinion polls rolled in every week.
For Tolkien, the tale into which 1914 had plunged him never ended.Why World War I Is at the Heart of ‘Lord of the Rings’|John Garth|July 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Caracas was plunged into darkness in the middle of a televised speech by President Nicolas Maduro.Who Will Maduro Blame for Venezuela’s Blackout This Time?|Daniel Lansberg-Rodríguez|June 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She plunged ahead; still addressing her remarks to the girl.Two on the Trail|Hulbert Footner
“Now,” cried Tahuna, as a great breaker retired; and the four Maoris rushed forward, and plunged into the surf.The Tale of Timber Town|Alfred Grace
Will Daniel plunged in and turning to me said, "Come on sergeant."Under the Stars and Bars|Walter A. Clark
They reached the bottom without accident; then plunged with frightful speed into the street most crowded with soldiers.The Usurper|Judith Gautier
It had lifted her out of the anger and depression in which she had been plunged by the Rupert Louth episode.December Love|Robert Hichens
British Dictionary definitions for plunged
- to resolve to do something dangerous or irrevocable
- to get married
Word Origin for plunge
Idioms and Phrases with plunged
see take the plunge.