verb (used with object), plunged, plung·ing.
verb (used without object), plunged, plung·ing.
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Idioms for plunge
Origin of plunge
synonym study for plunge
OTHER WORDS FROM plungere·plunge, verb, re·plunged, re·plung·ing; nounun·plunged, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for plunge
Overall, there’s a sense from media buyers and agency execs that we’ve “learned to live with the virus,” noted Allen Adamson, brand consultant and co-founder of Metaforce, in the months since the initial advertising plunge in March and April.‘A more hopeful future’: As the coronavirus surges, advertisers aren’t pressing pause|Kristina Monllos|November 23, 2020|Digiday
Since Oregon took the plunge, Colorado, Hawaii, Utah and Washington state have followed.As states mull expanding vote by mail, they’re turning to Oregon for advice|Lee Clifford|August 24, 2020|Fortune
Amanda Wang’s family businesses — a call center and two restaurants in Beijing — are grappling with a plunge in revenue following the coronavirus outbreak.Haves and Have-Nots: Pandemic Recovery Explodes China’s Wealth Gap|Daniel Malloy|August 19, 2020|Ozy
In some ways, it already has, particularly for those who had already been experimenting, or fully taken the plunge on TikTok prior to the coronavirus crisis.
Salon’s second quarter revenues are still projected to be down, year over year, because of the industry-wide plunge in ad spending this past spring.‘The sky hasn’t fallen’: Publishers’ programmatic revenues vault back up in June and July|Max Willens|July 30, 2020|Digiday
The organizers certainly appeared worried about plunging into the notoriously fierce world of London fashion and media.I Got Kicked Out Of The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show|Nico Hines|December 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Crawford leads them in plunging back into the river whose waters fed the first civilization.
Perhaps his conservative political instinct will ultimately keep Murdoch from plunging fully into the yes camp.Freeeeedom! Hollywood Fights for Scottish Independence|Nico Hines|September 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sheets of torrential rains pouring down over the Land Rover sent its four wheels plunging into the mud.
With the Apple Watch, it is plunging into a market where the main product is—and almost always has been—a fashion-y status symbol.
From this spot a large body of troops were seen rushing from the gate of the fortress, and plunging into the valley.
The sweat of death was already on his brow as he reeled sideways, plunging blindly across the uneven tufts of grass.Uncanny Tales|Various
The darkness drew her, and she thought of climbing the hill and plunging into the depths of the larch-wood above the pasture.Summer|Edith Wharton
Western gamblers are legion—a reckless, money-plunging, romantic and venturesome yet an admittedly square-shooting clan.
Meanwhile, Andrew Black, plunging into the woods on the opposite side of the river, was soon far beyond the reach of his foes.Hunted and Harried|R.M. Ballantyne
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.