ADJ. sharp | slight | sudden
VERB + DIP suffer, take Share prices have taken a slight dip.
PREP. ~ in a sharp dip in temperature
1 in liquid
ADV. lightly She dipped the brush lightly in the varnish.
PREP. in, into He dipped his finger in the water
2 go/move downwards
ADV. gently hills which dip gently to the east | steeply | down The road dipped steeply down into the town.
PREP. below The sun dipped below the horizon.
3 prices/support, etc.
ADV. slightly | sharply Support dipped sharply to 51%.