Translation of "swim" - English-Russian dictionary

swim

verb uk us /swɪm/ (present participle swimming, past tense swam, past participle swum)
THROUGH WATER [ I, T ]

A1 to move through water by moving your body

плавать, плыть
I learnt to swim when I was about 5 years old.
I swim thirty lengths of the pool most mornings.
HEAD [ I ]

If your head swims, you feel confused and are unable to see or think clearly.

чувствовать головокружение
SEEM TO MOVE [ I ]

to seem to move about

плыть перед глазами
I got up suddenly and the room started swimming.
swimming noun [ U ]

A2

плавание
I usually go swimming about twice a week.
swimmer noun [ C ]

B1

пловец
I'm not a very strong swimmer.

(Translation of “swim verb” from the Cambridge English–Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)