Translation of "dip" - English-German dictionary


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

to lower into any liquid for a moment

He dipped his bread in the soup.

to slope downwards

sich senken
The road dipped just beyond the crossroads.

to lower the beam of (car headlights)

He dipped his lights as the other car approached.

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

dip into

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

I’ve been dipping into my savings recently.

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

einen Blick werfen in
I’ve dipped into his book on Shakespeare, but I haven’t read it right through.

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