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
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    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. Liz Weinandy:

    It is funny, when we see news clips of a shark swimming near a beach, it scares us into not going near that beach. However, what we should be scared of is double cheeseburgers, French fries and large amounts of sugary beverages, adults can go to the grocery store more and prep food to take on the go so we don't have to get in a situation where we need to rely on fast food so much.

  2. Tom Zegan:

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

  3. Beckie Scott:

    It's fair to say there are some high-risk sports which need to be looked at as a priority and swimming is one of them, there's a real credibility issue at stake.

  4. Amazing Lash Studio execs:

    Often we get asked if having lash extensions applied will hurt, and that's also a common misperception as the application process is so comfortable that the majority of our guests fall asleep and take what we like to call a lash nap, you can shower, swim, exercise and sweat and they will stay intact. It's a common misconception that they are more temporary or that swimming and contact with water is prohibited.

  5. Michael Phelps:

    It was honestly just something I’ve always wanted to do, being in the water with a shark, whether it’s in a cage, or just swimming freely in the ocean. … Having the chance to literally see these animals up close and personal in their home, it topped so many things that I’ve done -- just being able to see how they truly are.

Images & Illustrations of swimming

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