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 to swim.

    Swimming is a great sport and way to have fun.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 26, 2020  

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  2. swimming

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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?

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    Daniel
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    British
    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say swimming in sign language?

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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. Tom Zegan:

    Are you suppose to wear swimming trunks when you are in the car pool lane?

  2. Neil Saunders:

    Although the pandemic has severely eroded the outlook for the business, Brooks Brothers has long suffered from a failure to decisively adapt to changing trends, when it comes to tastes and style, Brooks Brothers has been swimming against the tide.

  3. Dependra Pathak:

    So, he came back to the boat swimming. He did not come back on the 17th ; the fishermen later saw the tribespeople dragging his body around.

  4. Aimee Osbourne:

    It’s been a frustrating journey, a lot of trial and error. For years it felt like I was swimming in the ocean, all by Aimee Osbourne, i’ve lived through a lot of dark environments one way or another while growing up and that has influenced my songwriting. And, yes, I suppose melancholy is a running theme. [ But ] I never had to battle for my identity. I have always been me.

  5. Rob Hueter:

    What people need to do is first be aware that there are sharks there, secondly, try to be vigilant in the area where they’re swimming. Don’t go too far off shore. Don’t go out by yourself because then you become sort of an isolated person. And, third, definitely stay away from places where people are fishing for larger fish.

Images & Illustrations of swimming

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