2 : to lớn cause lớn enter a state or course of action usually suddenly, unexpectedly, or violently plunged the nation inkhổng lồ economic depression

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2a : to become pitched or thrown headlong or violently forward và downward also : to lớn move oneself in such a manner plunged off the embankment

Synonyms for plunge

Synonyms: Verb

Synonyms: Noun

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Verb Her oto plunged off a bridge. The stock market plunged yesterday. The President"s approval rating has plunged to lớn trăng tròn percent. The moose population has plunged in recent years. The rocky cliffs plunge inkhổng lồ the swirling rapids below. The road plunges down the mountain. Noun Amazingly, the cát survived its plunge from the building"s roof. Market analysts predicted a price plunge. The store experienced a sharp plunge in sales.

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Recent Examples on the Web: Verb Baông chồng in February 20đôi mươi, when the financial markets showed strain from the pandemic & oil prices started khổng lồ plunge, many economists began khổng lồ predict that the U.S. government would need to borrow sums unimaginable lớn older generations. — Calvin Woodward,, "Huge spending, nearly unprecedented deaths: The surreal stats of the COVID year," 13 Mar. 2021 Though the pace of deaths slowed — there were six in a five year period ending in 2013 — motorists continue to plunge, in some cases, the equivalent of three stories to their deaths. — Eileen Kelley,, "Safety features coming khổng lồ deadly crossroads on I-95. Will it help?," 9 Mar. 2021 If plungers are uncomfortable with coming in person to plunge, Special Olympics Arkansas is also offering the Polar Plunge virtually. — Arkansas Online, "Plunges set lớn raise funds for Special Olympics," 3 Mar. 2021 His owner, Jennie Tatum, did not hesitate lớn plunge inkhổng lồ the pool to lớn rescue her dog. — Brett Harman, CNN, "Must-watch videos of the week," 26 Feb. 2021 Now that was an exhilarating way to lớn plunge into lớn those incredible pieces. — Gilbert Cruz, New York Times, "Love Classical Music? Anthony Tommasini Recommends Contemporary Composers," 23 Feb. 2021 After circling the globe for several days, the capsule is expected lớn plunge back to lớn Earth & splash down in the Atlantic Ocean near Cape Canaveral. — William Harwood, CBS News, "SpaceX announces plans for first all-civilian space flight to benefit St. Jude Children"s Research Hospital," 2 Feb. 2021 That spurred an exodus of renters from big cities in the Bay Area, the Zumper report said, causing supply lớn spike & rent to lớn plunge. — Kellie Hwang,, "Renters fled S.F. and the Bay Area in 20trăng tròn — but many didn’t go far, data suggests," 22 Dec. 20đôi mươi But as an accounting of the requests obtained by The Dallas Morning News on Wednesday underscores, there are far more hands being raised than there are vials to lớn plunge a syringe inlớn. — Robert T. Garrett, Dallas News, "Lobbying for vaccines: Interest groups plead to move sầu up in line for Texas’ COVID-19 shots," 16 Dec. 20đôi mươi Recent Examples on the Web: Noun At Nayara Tented Camp, the sprawling luxury tents have big decks with private infinity plunge pools, each with views of the volcano. — Kimberly Wilson, Essence, "These Luxury Glamping Tents Allow You To Spend The Night In A Costa Rican Rainforest," 16 Mar. 2021 Many of the suites offer private plunge pools, and the bi-cấp độ suites include the option và space to lớn have in-room spa làm đẹp treatments. — Judy Koutsky, Travel + Leisure, "21 Babymoon Ideas for Every Type of Traveler," 6 Mar. 2021 With 347 suites in eight different categories, including many with swim-up access or plunge pools, the property presides over a private beach in the Uvero Alto district of Punta Cana. — Alexandra Kirkman, Forbes, "Mexico’s Largest Hotel Company Bets Big On Travel’s Return With Its First International Resort In Punta Camãng cầu," 1 Mar. 2021 Turkey has grappled with a double-digit food inflation for years, but the political implications for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan are increasing as food costs hit his core support base along with the plunge in the value of the lira. — Jeremy Diamond, Fortune, "From Brazil khổng lồ Turkey, food prices are spiking worldwide," 1 Mar. 2021 Those cuts were mainly due lớn the plunge in air travel caused by the Covid-19 pandemic and the need for airlines to conserve cash in the face of huge losses. — Chris Isidore, CNN, "United, predicting a rebound in travel, buys 25 Boeing 737 Max jets," 1 Mar. 2021 Other villa options include private plunge pools, outdoor BBQs và direct beach access. — Christine Sarkis, USA TODAY, "Planning a vacation with your COVID-19 bubble: Pichồng from private tours, camping, luxury options," 24 Feb. 2021 The most salient and immediate signal to lớn me has been the plunge in short-term Treasury bill rates since the beginning of the year. — Andrew Stuttaford, National Review, "Boom, then Bust?," đôi mươi Feb. 2021 Security screeners confiscated guns at airport checkpoints at a record pace last year although the total number of guns dropped along with the steep plunge in travelers because of the pandemic. — Chron, "Rate of guns seized at airport checkpoints jumped in 2020," 26 Jan. 2021

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First Known Use of plunge


14th century, in the meaning defined at transitive sầu sense 1


15th century, in the meaning defined above

History & Etymology for plunge


Middle English, from Anglo-French plunger, from Vulgar Latin *plumbicare, from Latin plumbum lead

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