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noun 
  1. An instance of swimming; the act of swimming.
I'm going for a .
Translations: 
  • German: Schwimmen (2)
  • Italian: nuotata (1), nuoto (2)
verb (swims, swimming, swam, swum)
  1. (intransitive) To move through the water, without touching the bottom; to propel oneself in water by natural means.
  2. (transitive) To traverse (a specific body of water, or a specific distance) by swimming; or, to utilize a specific swimming stroke; or, to compete in a specific swimming event.
He will attempt to the channel.
For exercise, we like to laps around the pool.
I want to the 200-yard breaststroke in the finals.''
Translations: 
  • Dutch: zwemmen
  • French: nager
  • German: schwimmen
  • Italian: nuotare
  • Spanish: nadar
Etymology: Old English swimman


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