Definition of Dive

1. Noun. A cheap disreputable nightclub or dance hall.

Exact synonyms: Honkytonk
Generic synonyms: Cabaret, Club, Night Club, Nightclub, Nightspot



2. Verb. Drop steeply. "The stock market is going to dive "; "The stock market plunged"
Exact synonyms: Plunge, Plunk
Specialized synonyms: Power-dive, Nosedive, Duck, Crash-dive, Chute, Jump, Parachute
Generic synonyms: Come Down, Descend, Fall, Go Down
Related verbs: Dump, Plunge
Derivative terms: Plunge

3. Noun. A headlong plunge into water.

4. Verb. Plunge into water. "The men dive for animals in the area"; "I was afraid to dive from the board into the pool"
Category relationships: Aquatics, Water Sport
Specialized synonyms: Belly-flop, Jackknife
Generic synonyms: Submerge, Submerse
Derivative terms: Diver, Diving

5. Noun. A steep nose-down descent by an aircraft.
Exact synonyms: Nose Dive, Nosedive
Generic synonyms: Descent
Specialized synonyms: Power Dive

6. Verb. Swim under water. "The children enjoyed diving and looking for shells"
Generic synonyms: Swim
Specialized synonyms: Skin-dive, Snorkel
Derivative terms: Diver

Definition of Dive

1. v. i. To plunge into water head foremost; to thrust the body under, or deeply into, water or other fluid.

2. v. t. To plunge (a person or thing) into water; to dip; to duck.

3. n. A plunge headforemost into water, the act of one who dives, literally or figuratively.

Definition of Dive

1. Verb. To swim under water. ¹

2. Verb. To jump into water head-first. ¹

3. Verb. To descend sharply or steeply. ¹

4. Verb. (especially with ''in'') To undertake with enthusiasm. ¹

5. Verb. (sports) To deliberately fall down after a challenge, imitating being fouled, in the hope of getting one's opponent penalised ¹

6. Verb. To cause to descend, dunk ¹

7. Noun. A jump or plunge into water. ¹

8. Noun. A swim under water. ¹

9. Noun. A decline. ¹

10. Noun. (slang) A seedy bar, nightclub, etc. ¹

11. Noun. (aviation) Aerial descend with the nose pointed down. ¹

12. Noun. (sports) A deliberate fall after a challenge. ¹

13. Noun. (plural of diva) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dive

1. to plunge headfirst into water [v DIVED or DOVE, DIVING, DIVES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dive

divan
divan bed
divanadium
divans
divaplon
divaricate
divaricated
divaricately
divaricates
divaricating
divarication
divarications
divaricator
divas
divast
dive (current term)
dive-bomb
dive-bombing
dive bomber
dive bombers
dive brake
dive in
diveable
divebomb
divebombed
divebombing
divebombs
dived
dived in
divedapper

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