What does Swimming mean?

Definitions for Swimming
ˈswɪm ɪŋSwim·ming

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Swimming.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. swimming, swim(adj)

    the act of swimming

    "it was the swimming they enjoyed most": "they took a short swim in the pool"

  2. liquid, swimming(adj)

    filled or brimming with tears

    "swimming eyes"; "sorrow made the eyes of many grow liquid"

  3. naiant, swimming(adj)

    applied to a fish depicted horizontally

Wiktionary

  1. swimming(Noun)

    The action of the verb "to swim".

  2. swimming(Noun)

    The activity of moving oneself through water using one's arms and legs while buoyed up by the water, carried out by humans for amusement, exercise, sport or entertainment.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Swimming

    of Swim

    Etymology: [From Swim to be dizzy.]

  2. Swimming(adj)

    that swims; capable of swimming; adapted to, or used in, swimming; as, a swimming bird; a swimming motion

    Etymology: [From Swim to be dizzy.]

  3. Swimming(adj)

    suffused with moisture; as, swimming eyes

    Etymology: [From Swim to be dizzy.]

  4. Swimming(noun)

    the act of one who swims

    Etymology: [From Swim to be dizzy.]

  5. Swimming(adj)

    being in a state of vertigo or dizziness; as, a swimming brain

    Etymology: [From Swim to be dizzy.]

  6. Swimming(noun)

    vertigo; dizziness; as, a swimming in the head

    Etymology: [From Swim to be dizzy.]

Freebase

  1. Swimming

    Swimming is a water based sport governed by the Fédération Internationale de Natation.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Swimming

    An activity in which the body is propelled through water by specific movement of the arms and/or the legs. Swimming as propulsion through water by the movement of limbs, tail, or fins of animals is often studied as a form of PHYSICAL EXERTION or endurance.

Editors Contribution

  1. swimming

    The act and process of swim.

    Swimming is a great sport and way to have fun.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 26, 2020  

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British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Swimming' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2939

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Swimming' in Nouns Frequency: #2021

How to pronounce Swimming?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Swimming in sign language?

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Swimming in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Swimming in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Swimming in a Sentence

  1. Valtteri Bottas:

    At the end of last week, I could do something without any pain and during the weekend I could do some training, swimming and cross-training without any pain, we've been doing everything we can in this short space of time but luckily there was two weeks (gap) and I really feel confident about getting back in the car.

  2. The Greek pole vaulter:

    It's unbelievable. What about team sports that have to train together? What about swimming? What about gymnastics that they touch the same objects? There is zero consideration of the risk they are putting us in right now.

  3. Justin Miller:

    There is no justice that can ever make me feel happy about what's been done, i can never get my husband back. I can never get my best friend. I can never tell my daughter,' He's coming to take you skating or swimming lessons.'.

  4. United States:

    Then came Rio Olympics. United States ' Missy Franklin had never been through anything like Rio Olympics before. There were plenty of tears, even as United States ' Missy Franklin tried to maintain United States ' Missy Franklin smiling, upbeat facade. It was brutal, United States ' Missy Franklin recalled. You are literally on the biggest stage in the world and falling short of every single goal youve set for yourself. You truly feel like youre embarrassing yourself. Yet, that was when United States ' Missy Franklin found something deep inside, something United States ' Missy Franklin always hoped was there but wouldnt really know until she went through such a trying ordeal. Its really easy to inspire people in success and when youre doing well. Its really hard to inspire people when youre failing, when youre falling on your butt, now I have to show up and be that person I always said I wanted to be in a situation like this. While this has been a solitary journey in many ways, Franklins husband has helped greatly in easing the transition from competitive swimming. When his wife-to-be was contemplating whether to have another surgery, he pointed out that there were far more important things still to come, that had nothing to do with being a star athlete. Theres always going to be a part of me thats still working through it, still reflecting and seeing what else I can take away from it.

  5. Nimfa Lumanog-Ricalde:

    I have a swimming pool in my lounge.

Images & Illustrations of Swimming

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