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1swim/ˈswɪm/verb
swimsswam/ˈswæm/swum/ˈswʌm/swimming
1swim
/ˈswɪm/
verb
swimsswam/ˈswæm/swum/ˈswʌm/swimming
Learner's definition of SWIM  
[no object] : to move through water by moving your arms and legs
— see also swimming
   b [+ object] : to move through or across (an area of water) by swimming
   c [+ object] : to swim by using (a specified method)
   d [no object]of a fish, bird, etc. : to move through or over water
[no object] : to be completely covered with a liquid— usually used as (be) swimming in
[no object] 
: to feel dizzy or unable to think clearly because you are sick, confused, etc.
   b of something you are looking at : to seem to be moving around because you are tired, sick, etc.

sink or swim

— see 1sink

swim with/against the tide

— see 1tide
2swim/ˈswɪm/noun
pluralswims
2swim
/ˈswɪm/
noun
pluralswims
Learner's definition of SWIM  
[count]
: an act or period of swimming— usually singular

in/into the swim (of things)

informal
: involved in an activity or informed about a situation
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