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Definitions of dive

  1. drop steeply; "the stock market plunged" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a steep nose-down descent by an aircraft Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. a headlong plunge into water Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. a cheap disreputable nightclub or dance hall Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. swim under water; "the children enjoyed diving and looking for shells" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. plunge into water; "I was afraid to dive from the board into the pool" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. To plunge into water head foremost; to thrust the body under, or deeply into, water or other fluid. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. Fig.: To plunge or to go deeply into any subject, question, business, etc.; to penetrate; to explore. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. To plunge (a person or thing) into water; to dip; to duck. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. To explore by diving; to plunge into. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. A plunge headforemost into water, the act of one who dives, literally or figuratively. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. A place of low resort. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. of Diva Webster Dictionary DB
  14. To plunge headforemost into water; enter deeply into any subject or question. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  15. A plunge headforemost into water; as, to take a high dive requires nerve. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  16. Diver. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  17. To dip or plunge into water: to plunge or go deeply into any matter. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  18. To plunge under water; go deep; go under or into. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  19. To make a dive; plunge or rush in. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  20. A plunge head foremost into or as into water. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  21. To explore by diving. See Dip. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  22. To plunge into water, as an animal, head first; to go deep into any subject; to plunge into any matter, so as to be thoroughly engaged in it; to sink; to penetrate. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  23. To sink; to plunge into water head foremost; to thrust the body into water; to go deep into any subject. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  24. d[=i]v, v.i. to dip or plunge into water: to go headlong into a recess, forest, &c.: to plunge or go deeply into any matter.--n. a plunge into water: a swoop.--n. DIV'ER, one who dives: a pearl-diver: one who works from a diving-bell or in a diving-dress beneath water: a bird expert at diving--specifically, the genus diver or loon of northern seas--loosely, auks, grebes, penguins, &c.: (slang) a pickpocket. [A.S. dýfan, dúfan; Ice. dýfa. See DIP.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  25. Plunge, esp. head foremost, into water &c.; go down or out of sight suddenly; put one\'s hand into water, vessel, pocket; penetrate or search mentally into; diving-bell, open-bottomed box or bell in which person can be let down into deep water. (N.) plunge, header, swim under water; sudden dart out of sight; (United States) drinking-den. [old English] Concise Oxford Dictionary

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