dive

All Noun Verb Adjective
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  • The children could not escape so they dived under each other for cover.
  • Each division also has rules on the number of dives in each competition.
  • He said this in his usual low voice, and leaving me, dived below. Cited from In the Eastern Seas, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • He had dived down out of sight, and he was gone a long time. Cited from The Adventures of Paddy Beaver, by Thornton W. Burgess
  • No flying dive has been competed at a high level competition for many years.
  • She dived to escape the danger and did not come up again until the next day.
  • He saw me before I got near enough, and dived into his hole. Cited from Red Rooney, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • And he dived in through the door and was out of sight in no time. Cited from The Tale of Frisky Squirrel, by Arthur Scott Bailey
  • A pair of them dived on her and when she did see them she turned to meet them.
  • The plane dived ever so low and once again set it on fire.
  • He taught me dives that no woman had ever done before.
  • Then he dived again, and when he rose to the surface he was close to the boat. Cited from The Castle Of The Shadows, by Alice Muriel Williamson
  • But in practice, a re-dive would usually be granted in these circumstances.
  • It has become one of the best known shore dives in the UK.
  • He then dived deeply below the surface of the sea and found the lost island.
  • They often surface a great distance from the point where they dive beneath the water's surface.
  • He broke his neck when he dived into the sea and hit his head on the sand.
  • He rapidly again dived below to report what he had seen. Cited from True Blue, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • It can dive and run under water along the stream bed.
  • The officers dived for cover before returning to their vehicles and leaving the area.
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Meaning of dive

  • noun A headlong plunge into water
  • noun A steep nose-down descent by an aircraft
  • verb Drop steeply
    the stock market plunged
  • verb Plunge into water
    I was afraid to dive from the board into the pool
  • verb Swim under water
    the children enjoyed diving and looking for shells