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  Definition of Dive
  1. a steep nose-down descent by an aircraft
  2. a headlong plunge into water
  3. a cheap disreputable nightclub or dance hall
  4. swim under water; "the children enjoyed diving and looking for shells"
  5. plunge into water; "I was afraid to dive from the board into the pool"
  6. drop steeply; "the stock market plunged"
Similar Words: nose dive, diving, honkytonk, plunge, plunk

 

Hyponyms: power dive, belly flop, belly flopper, belly whop, belly whopper, cliff diving, flip, gainer, full gainer, half gainer, jackknife, swan dive, swallow dive, skin-dive, snorkel, belly-flop, power-dive, nosedive, duck, crash-dive, parachute, jump

 

Grouped Verbs: plunge, dump

 

Derivational Morphology: diver, frogman, underwater diver, diving, plunger, plunge

 

Anagrams: Devi

 

 
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