Definition of 'swim'
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Then it swam around before heading towards the main river. The Sun (2011)The rice should always be moist but not swimming in liquid. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Yet perhaps the plan should not be swimming with the fishes. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The secret these days is he swims twice daily. The Sun (2009)They have already taken a sunset swim and caught a fish at their first attempt at fishing. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Jump into our rivers and swim downstream? The Sun (2015)Beside the cafe was a disused swimming pool. Broken Lives (1993)You can walk or swim to the first two offshore islands. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Or standing on my head in a swimming pool. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The mixture should be juicy but not swimming in liquid. Times, Sunday Times (2013)His courtiers have been summoned but these first two hours are taken up with swimming. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We take our bikes and we go swimming. The Sun (2011)Campaigners hope this will lead to a revival of river swimming clubs. Times, Sunday Times (2008)In the aquarium the fish swam over my head. Times, Sunday Times (2007)She is on the road to recovery and has been told that swimming would be good for her. The Sun (2009)There are not many cities where you can swim in azure seas just a short walk from the centre. The Sun (2013)There is also a steam bath and swimming pool to help ease any aches and strains from playing in the rough. The Sun (2012)Walking and swimming are good choices. The Sun (2010)As the weather grew warmer, the daily swim became a routine of exquisite pleasure. Seminary Boy (2006)Synchronised swimming; good for the lungs. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There were also swimming races. Times, Sunday Times (2007)TWO men were yesterday found guilty of harassing a dolphin on a boozy early-morning swim. The Sun (2008)
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Translations for 'swim'
British English: swim /swɪm/ VERB
When you swim, you move through water by making movements with your arms and legs.
She learned to swim when she was really tiny.
- American English: swim
- Arabic: يَسْبَحُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: nadar
- Chinese: 游泳
- Croatian: plivati
- Czech: plavat
- Danish: svømme
- Dutch: zwemmen
- European Spanish: nadar
- Finnish: uida
- French: nager
- German: schwimmen
- Greek: κολυμπώ
- Italian: nuotare
- Japanese: 泳ぐ
- Korean: 수영하다
- Norwegian: svømme
- Polish: popłynąć
- European Portuguese: nadar
- Romanian: a înota
- Russian: плавать
- Spanish: nadar
- Swedish: simma
- Thai: ว่ายน้ำ
- Turkish: yüzmek
- Ukrainian: плавати
- Vietnamese: bơi
Definition of swim from the Collins English Dictionary
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