verb (used without object), swam [swam], /swæm/, swum [swuhm], /swʌm/, swim·ming [swim-ing]. /ˈswɪm ɪŋ/.
verb (used with object), swam [swam], /swæm/, swum [swuhm], /swʌm/, swim·ming [swim-ing]. /ˈswɪm ɪŋ/.
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Idioms for swim
Origin of swim
OTHER WORDS FROM swimswim·ma·ble, adjectiveswimmer, nounnon·swim·mer, nounoutswim, verb, out·swam, out·swum, out·swim·ming.
Example sentences from the Web for swim
For instance, water safety advocates say that declined enrollment in swim programs coupled with a surge in demand for private pools could lead to more drownings.Fewer Children Died in 2020, Despite the Pandemic. Experts Are Trying to Figure Out Why|Emily Barone|January 14, 2021|Time
This way, your headphones will remain in place while you work out or go for a swim.Best headphones: Get good-quality audio equipment at your budget|PopSci Commerce Team|December 17, 2020|Popular Science
If we think about our demand channels as swim lanes — with each different specialist area in its own lane — it seems like sometimes our teams are in a race against each other.Building connections between siloed channels, technologies and teams|Sponsored Content: Integrate|November 11, 2020|Search Engine Land
Lyman, a competitive swimmer, is coming to the end of his final year at high school.Brits Celebrate Phin Lyman, The Boy Virgin Who Says He’ll Wait for Love|Nico Hines|May 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Fifty-two hours and 54 minutes after leaping from a rock wall in Havana, the 64-year-old marathon swimmer reached Key West.
Ryan Lochte Dabbles in Fashion Design: The swimmer and 11-time Olympic medalist's fashion design career is gaining steam.Kristen Stewart Named Face of Chanel; Ryan Lochte Dabbles in Fashion Design|The Fashion Beast Team|December 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Dating habits, swimming routine, and more things we learned about the world's fastest swimmer from his E!Ryan Lochte: Sex, Swimming & More Crazy Things From Reality TV Trailer|Anna Klassen|March 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
You may not be able to sleep with Ryan Lochte, the Olympic swimmer and ubiquitous grinning presence at New York Fashion Week.
His strong legs and his broad, spade-like feet helped to make him a fine swimmer.The Tale of Grandfather Mole|Arthur Scott Bailey
She had not gone any great distance—that is, what would have been a great distance for an experienced swimmer.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
Each of the boys was a good swimmer, and soon they were all clinging to the canoe, which had completely overturned.The Rival Campers|Ruel Perley Smith
He was a strong and expert swimmer, and as yet the channel was not more than a dozen yards across.Eric, or Little by Little|Frederic W. Farrar
Russell, who was an expert swimmer, volunteered to dive for some conchs and shell-fish; oysters there were none.
British Dictionary definitions for swim
verb swims, swimming, swam or swum
Derived forms of swimswimmable, adjectiveswimmer, nounswimming, noun, adjective
Word Origin for swim
Idioms and Phrases with swim
In addition to the idioms beginning with swim
- swim against the current
- swim with the tide
- in the swim
- sink or swim