HyperDic: dive

English > 6 senses of the word dive:
VERBmotiondive, plunge, plunkdrop steeply
motiondiveplunge / plunge into water
motiondiveswim under water
NOUNartifactdive, honkytonka cheap disreputable nightclub or dance hall
actdive, divinga headlong plunge into water
actdive, nose dive, nosedivea steep nose-down descent by an aircraft
dive > pronunciation
Soundsday'v
Rhymesalive ... thrive: 23 rhymes with ayv...
English > dive: 6 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA cheap disreputable nightclub or dance hall.
Synonymhonkytonk
Broadercabaret, nightclub, night club, club, nightspotA spot that is open late at night and that provides entertainment (as singers or dancers) as well as dancing and food and drink
Spanishgarito, honkytonk, tugurio
Catalancofurna, honkytonk, tuguri
English > dive: 6 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningA headlong plunge into water.
Synonymdiving
Narrowerbelly flop, belly flopper, belly whop, belly whopperA dive in which the abdomen bears the main force of impact with the water
cliff divingdiving into the water from a steep overhanging cliff
flipA dive in which the diver somersaults before entering the water
gainer, full gainerA dive in which the diver throws the feet forward to complete a full backward somersault and enters the water feet first and facing away from the diving board
half gainerA dive in which the diver throws the feet forward and up to complete a half backward somersault and enters the water facing the diving board
jackknifeA dive in which the diver bends to touch the ankles before straightening out
swan dive, swallow diveA dive in which the diver arches the back with arms outstretched before entering the water
Broaderswimming, swimThe act of swimming
Spanishbuceo, clavado, inmersión
Catalanimmersió
Verbsdiveplunge / plunge into water
English > dive: 6 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningA steep nose-down descent by an aircraft.
Synonymsnose dive, nosedive
Narrowerpower diveA dive of an airplane that is accelerated both by gravity and by the power of the engine
BroaderdescentThe act of changing your location in a downward direction
English > dive: 6 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningDrop steeply.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
ModelThe stock market is going to dive; The airplane is sure to dive
Synonymsplunge, plunk
Narrowerchute, parachute, jumpJump from an airplane and descend with a parachute
crash-divedescend steeply and rapidly
ducksubmerge or plunge / plunge suddenly
nosediveplunge / plunge nose first
power-divemake a power dive
Broaderdescend, fall, go down, come downMove downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way
Similar toplunge, dumpfall abruptly
Spanishcaer en picado, desplomarse, hundirse, sumergirse, zambullirse
Catalancabussar-se, capbussar-se, enfonsar-se, submergir-se
English > dive: 6 senses > verb 2, motion
Meaningplunge / plunge into water.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Something is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
ModelThe men dive the area for animals; The men dive for animals in the area
Example"I was afraid to dive from the board into the pool"
Categorywater sport, aquaticssports that involve bodies of water
Narrowerbelly-flopdive so that one hits the water with one's belly
jackknifedive into the water bending the body at the waist at a right angle, like a jackknife
Broadersubmerge, submersesink below the surface
Spanishzambullirse
Catalancabussar-se, capbussar-se, tirar-se de cap
Nounsdive, divinga headlong plunge into water
diversomeone who dives (into water)
English > dive: 6 senses > verb 3, motion
Meaningswim under water.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Narrowerskin-diveswim underwater with no breathing apparatus other than a snorkel
snorkeldive with a snorkel
BroaderswimTravel through water
Spanishbucear
Catalanbussejar
Nounsdiversomeone who works underwater

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