The room swam before my eyes.
She swam the channel. I swam 10 laps.
A swim mask.
Eyes swimming with tears.
A short swim before lunch.
The excitement made my head swim.
The room swam before me.
An example of a swim is a doggie paddle through the pool.
An example of swim used as an adjective is in the phrase "swim suit," which means clothing for going in the pool.
An example of swim is to compete in a backstroke race.
Suds swam on the surface of the dishwater.
- Active in the general current of affairs.
- To move counter to a prevailing trend.
- Conforming to the current fashions, or active in the main current of affairs.
Origin of swim
- Middle English swimmen from Old English swimman
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition