To plunge, especially headfirst, into water. (verb-intransitive)
To execute a dive in athletic competition. (verb-intransitive)
To participate in the sport of competitive diving. (verb-intransitive)
To go toward the bottom of a body of water; submerge. (verb-intransitive)
To engage in the activity of scuba diving. (verb-intransitive)
To submerge under power. Used of a submarine. (verb-intransitive)
To fall head down through the air. (verb-intransitive)
To descend nose down at an acceleration usually exceeding that of free fall. Used of an airplane. (verb-intransitive)
To engage in the sport of skydiving. (verb-intransitive)
To drop sharply and rapidly; plummet: Stock prices dove 100 points in a single day of trading. (verb-intransitive)
To rush headlong and vanish into: dive into a crowd. (verb-intransitive)
To plunge one's hand into. (verb-intransitive)
To lunge: dove for the loose ball. (verb-intransitive)
To plunge into an activity or enterprise with vigor and gusto. (verb-intransitive)
To cause (an aircraft, for example) to dive. (verb-transitive)
A plunge into water, especially done headfirst and in a way established for athletic competition. (noun)
The act or an instance of submerging, as of a submarine or a skin diver. (noun)
A nearly vertical descent at an accelerated speed through the air. (noun)
A quick, pronounced drop. (noun)
Slang A disreputable or run-down bar or nightclub. (noun)
A run-down residence. (noun)
Sports A knockout feigned by prearrangement between prizefighters: The challenger took a dive. (noun)
Sports An exaggerated fall, especially by a hockey player, intended to draw a penalty against an opponent. (noun)
A lunge or a headlong jump: made a dive to catch the falling teacup. (noun)
Football An offensive play in which the carrier of the ball plunges into the opposing line in order to gain short yardage. (noun)
A plural of diva. (noun)
Examples of word Dive
The film, which earned an "A+" CinemaScore grade, is playing very well to families, and it should continue to enjoy small drops which is a shame if you're a pun-happy box office writer dying to use the word "dive!" in the weeks to come.
Each dive is different as is each piece of writing, so take each experience as it comes.
Mr. Allan, whose firm has $6.5 billion in assets under management, says he began preparing clients for a downgrade and a subsequent short-term dive in equity and bond markets weeks ago.
My aunt used to own a house not too far from Steel Pier, and I remember being able to watch the horses dive from the beach.
In the afternoon of the same day, Lee and Ida Barton made their shallow dive from the Outrigger beach, and went on, at a steady stroke, past the diving-stage to the big water beyond the Kanaka