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Noun
Plural for a plunge headfirst into water
“Performers would then dive into the water from the swing, embellishing their dives with graceful twists and spins.”
Noun
Plural for a sudden movement in a specified direction
“He fumbled his way out of the car and made a dive for me.”
Noun
Plural for a bar or similar establishment, typically one that is shabby or sleazy
“After a long search of the saloons of Manhattan, Christy finds Foster playing the piano for drinks in a sleazy dive.”
Noun
Plural for a gradual and continuous loss of strength, numbers, quality, or value
Noun
Plural for an establishment, especially for meals, recreation, socializing or entertainment
Noun
Plural for an unpleasant, messy or dirty place
Noun
Plural for to act of going deeply into something, sometimes figuratively
Noun
Plural for a place one lives in or frequently visits
Noun
Plural for a kind of trap for large animals, consisting of a heavy board or log that falls on to the prey
Noun
Plural for an entertainment venue that is typically open from the evening until early morning
Noun
Plural for a brief swim
Noun
Plural for a public building or room for entertainment, especially gambling
Noun
Plural for an eating establishment in which diners are served food at their tables
Noun
Plural for a forward dive, performed with an arched back
Noun
Plural for a loss of success or status
Verb
To physically plunge downward, especially headfirst and into water
“In Italy, Romans braved a cold wind yesterday to dive off a bridge into the river Tiber to mark a 30-year old New Year tradition.”
Verb
To decrease in level, amount or value, especially suddenly
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“When asset prices began to dive, the huge and toxic trading positions that banks had built began to bleed very large losses.”
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To swim underwater using breathing equipment
“I love to fish for mackerel and dive for scallops.”
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To move quickly or suddenly in a specified direction
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“The enemy insurgents would dive for cover immediately when they saw grenades being thrown at them.”
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To fall down, especially after losing one's balance
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To move around or sideways unsteadily
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To make one's way through water using one's body
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To spring upon suddenly to attack or capture
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To move or glide through the air
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