(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
v. paddle, crawl, stroke, float, kick, tread water; feel dizzy, faint, swoon, reel, whirl; soak, be saturated, steep. See water.
- swim-suit
(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. bath, dip, plunge, swimming race, aquatic contest, dive, jump, splash.
Syn. slip, bathe, float, glide, slip through the water, move, stroke, paddle, go swimming, go for a swim, take a dip, do aquatic stunts, train for the swimming team, swim freestyle, swim the breast stroke, swim the Australian crawl, etc.; see also swimming , race 2 .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) v.
1. *go for a dip breaststroke, crawl, backstroke, do the butterfly, dog-paddle, stroke, *skinnydip, tread water, float, bathe, paddle, snorkel, scuba dive, skin dive.
2. be saturated be soaked, be steeped in, float in.
3. be dizzy be lightheaded, be off balance.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I verb To have the sensation of turning in circles: reel, spin, swirl, whirl. See REPETITION. II noun The act of swimming: dip, duck, dunk, plunge. See WORK.

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