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Synonyms for dive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. honkytonk, dive(noun)

    a cheap disreputable nightclub or dance hall

    nose dive, honkytonk, nosedive, diving

  2. dive, diving(noun)

    a headlong plunge into water

    nose dive, honkytonk, nosedive, diving, diving event

  3. dive, nose dive, nosedive(verb)

    a steep nose-down descent by an aircraft

    nose dive, honkytonk, nosedive, diving

  4. dive, plunge, plunk(verb)

    drop steeply

    "the stock market plunged"

    engulf, plank, plonk, dump, plop, engross, dunk, flump, clunk, launch, plump down, clump, absorb, pick, immerse, souse, plunk down, clop, plunk, dip, pluck, soak up, plump, steep, plunge, douse

  5. dive(verb)

    plunge into water

    "I was afraid to dive from the board into the pool"

    plunge, plunk

  6. dive(verb)

    swim under water

    "the children enjoyed diving and looking for shells"

    plunge, plunk

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dive(v. n.)


  2. dive(v. n.)

    penetrate, inquire, go deep

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. dive(n)

    plunger, header, (Slang) resort

  2. dive(v)


PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "dive":

    diving, plunge, scuba, divers, immerse, diver, submergence, dived, loon, delve

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How to use dive in a sentence?

  1. RVM:

    Introspect. Dive deep into your own Life and think . . .. Think . . . “How have I lived?” “How can I make my Life better?”-RVM

  2. Airplane:

    Ted Striker It was a rough place - the seediest dive on the wharf. Populated with every reject and cutthroat from Bombay to Calcutta. It's worse than Detroit.

  3. Rhiannan Iffland:

    It doesn't matter how many times you perform a dive. You still get up there 22 metres (72 feet) high and you still have all these negative emotions, to overcome that fear is something that I cannot express.

  4. Somboon Sompiangjai:

    I am not worried if the kids have to swim and dive, i felt much better after seeing the clips with the children in good spirits, even though they were in there for 10 days.

  5. David Smith:

    Nobody's around, everyone that came to the reef to dive is gone and won't be back until after Cyclone Nathan passes.

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Translations for dive

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  • يقفز الى الماء, يغوص, غطس, غاصArabic
  • нырну́ць, ныра́цьBelarusian
  • потапям се, пикиране, гмуркане, гмуркам се, спусканеBulgarian
  • estiradaCatalan, Valencian
  • Tauchen, Schwalbe, abtauchenGerman
  • βουτιά, κατάδυσηGreek
  • plonĝi, subakviĝiEsperanto
  • buceo, bucear, antro, clavadoSpanish
  • filmaaminen, sukellus, sukeltaa, näytteleminenFinnish
  • plonger, piqué, plongée, gargote, chiquer, plongeon, nagerFrench
  • לצלול, צלל, צלילה, קפץ ראשHebrew
  • selamIndonesian
  • immergersi, tuffarsiItalian
  • 潜る, 飛び込むJapanese
  • 무자맥질, 잠수하다, 잠수, 뛰어들다Korean
  • desilire, urinariLatin
  • dauchenLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
  • ņurkot, nirtLatvian
  • filming, simuleringNorwegian
  • duiken, schwalbe, kelderrestaurant, onderwaterzwemmenDutch
  • nurkowaćPolish
  • queda, mergulho, cair, mergulhar, inferninho, antro, simularPortuguese
  • alunecare, plonjare, scufundare, săriRomanian
  • пике, симули́ровать, нырять, ныря́ть, уйти́ с голово́й, погружа́ться, погрузи́ться, нырнуть, нырну́тьRussian
  • dyk, filma, dyka, filmningSwedish
  • การพุ่งล้มThai
  • ниря́тиUkrainian
  • suvgaUzbek
  • lặnVietnamese
  • 假摔, 插水Chinese

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