Synonyms for dive

Synonyms for (noun) dive

Synonyms: dive, nose dive, nosedive

Definition: a steep nose-down descent by an aircraft

Similar words: descent

Definition: the act of changing your location in a downward direction

Synonyms: dive, diving

Definition: a headlong plunge into water

Similar words: swim, swimming

Definition: the act of swimming

Usage: it was the swimming they enjoyed most: they took a short swim in the pool

Synonyms: honkytonk, dive

Definition: a cheap disreputable nightclub or dance hall

Similar words: cabaret, club, night club, nightclub, nightspot

Definition: a spot that is open late at night and that provides entertainment (as singers or dancers) as well as dancing and food and drink

Usage: don't expect a good meal at a cabaret; the gossip columnist got his information by visiting nightclubs every night; he played the drums at a jazz club

Synonyms for (verb) dive

Synonyms: dive

Definition: swim under water

Usage: the children enjoyed diving and looking for shells

Similar words: swim

Definition: travel through water

Usage: We had to swim for 20 minutes to reach the shore; a big fish was swimming in the tank

Synonyms: dive

Definition: plunge into water

Usage: I was afraid to dive from the board into the pool

Similar words: submerge, submerse

Definition: sink below the surface; go under or as if under water

Synonyms: dive, plunge, plunk

Definition: drop steeply

Usage: the stock market plunged

Similar words: go down, come down, fall, descend

Definition: move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way

Usage: The temperature is going down; The barometer is falling; The curtain fell on the diva; Her hand went up and then fell again

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