Translation of "dip" - English-French dictionary

dip

verbdip /dɪp/ ( dipping, dipped )
transitive =immerse to put into liquid for a short time
tremper

Dip the bread into the sauce.
Trempez le pain dans la sauce.
intransitive ≠rise to become lower in level or amount
baisser

Interest rates have dipped.
Les taux d'intérêt ont baissé.

dip

noun countabledip /dɪp/
a decrease or reduction
baisse feminine

a dip in temperature
une baisse de la température
a thick sauce
sauce feminine (froide)

a spicy dip
une sauce épicée
the part of a surface lower than the rest
déclivité feminine

a dip in the road
une déclivité dans le sol
informal a quick swim
baignade feminine , informal trempette feminine

to go for a dip
aller faire trempette

(Translation of “dip” from the GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

dip

verb /dip/ (past tense, past participle dipped)

to lower into any liquid for a moment

tremper
He dipped his bread in the soup.

to slope downwards

descendre
The road dipped just beyond the crossroads.

to lower the beam of (car headlights)

(se) mettre en code
He dipped his lights as the other car approached.

(of a ship) to lower (a flag) briefly in salute.

saluer (avec le pavillon)
dip into

to withdraw amounts from (a supply, eg of money)

puiser (dans)
I’ve been dipping into my savings recently.

to look briefly at (a book) or to study (a subject) in a casual manner

feuilleter
I’ve dipped into his book on Shakespeare, but I haven’t read it right through.

dip

noun

a soft, savoury mixture in which a biscuit etc can be dipped

hors-d’oeuvre crémeux
a cheese dip.

a short swim

baignade
a dip in the sea.

(Translation of “dip” from the PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)