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English definition of “swim”

swim

verb (SEEM TO MOVE)    /swɪm/ (present participle swimming, past tense swam, past participle swum)
[I] (of an object) to seem to move about: Getting up too suddenly made the room swim before her eyes.Revolving, rotating and spinningHeadaches and dizziness [I] If your head swims, you feel confused and are unable to think or see clearly: After the second or third drink, my head began to swim.Revolving, rotating and spinningHeadaches and dizziness
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