Plunge in a sentence as a noun

In any other situation a 20% drop in value would be considered a "plunge" I think

Every now and then we see old laws being used by dying industries take a plunge at stopping innovation.

If in pursuit of your destination, you plunge\n ahead, heedless of obstacles, and achieve nothing more than to\n sink in a swamp...

Its population of 126 million, which has been shrinking for the past decade, is projected to plunge a further one-third by 2060.

Build things with people who you have experience building things with, and if you're new to each other, see if you can build something small together before taking the plunge.

Plunge in a sentence as a verb

Now I'm seriously considering going another year with this machine or making the plunge and building another.

The value and meaning of citizenship will rapidly change and tolerance for outsiders taking a slice of the pie will rapidly plunge.

Of course, dumping all that stock on the market at once immediately sends the price plunging; depending on how foolish The People in terms of wanting to be rid of it immediately it could well plunge to nearly zero.

"Before I made the plunge and decided to form a startup, I read everything I possibly could about the process... what to do, what not to do, etc. I knew all the mistakes first-time founders make, and I was pretty sure I'd be able to recognize the issues and avoid making any of the really big ones.

Also, learn to change your oil and maybe your spark plugs; learn to cook; learn to replace buttons on your shirts; learn to fix your leaky sink and plunge your toilet; learn to plant flowers and tomatoes; milk a cow; shovel some dirt; experience driving a tractor, both the kind in a field and the kind that pull tons of cargo down the expressway ...Get out of your comfort zone, live for a minute in someone else's shoes and maybe, just maybe, you'll learn to respect the work that other people do and be willing to pay them for it - they deserve to be paid for their Work.

Plunge definitions


a brief swim in water


a steep and rapid fall


thrust or throw into; "Immerse yourself in hot water"

See also: immerse


drop steeply; "the stock market plunged"

See also: dive plunk


dash violently or with great speed or impetuosity; "She plunged at it eagerly"


begin with vigor; "He launched into a long diatribe"; "She plunged into a dangerous adventure"

See also: launch


cause to be immersed; "The professor plunged his students into the study of the Italian text"

See also: immerse


fall abruptly; "It plunged to the bottom of the well"

See also: dump


immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate; "dip the garment into the cleaning solution"; "dip the brush into the paint"

See also: dunk souse douse


devote (oneself) fully to; "He immersed himself into his studies"

See also: steep immerse engulf engross absorb