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Verb
Present participle for 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.”
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Present participle for 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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Present participle for to swim underwater using breathing equipment
“I love to fish for mackerel and dive for scallops.”
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Present participle for 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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Present participle for to fall down, especially after losing one's balance
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Present participle for to make, or cause to make, a sudden forward movement
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Present participle for to move around or sideways unsteadily
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Present participle for to move or glide through the air
Adverb
With the head first or down
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