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dive British & World English

Plunge head first into water with one’s arms raised over one’s head

dive English Thesaurus

they strip off and dive into the clear water

dive in British & World English

Help oneself to food

dive into British & World English

Occupy oneself suddenly and enthusiastically with (a meal, or an engrossing subject or activity)

dive-bomb British & World English

Bomb (a target) while diving steeply downwards in an aircraft

duck-dive British & World English

Dive head first under the water while swimming

crash-dive British & World English

(Of a submarine) dive rapidly and steeply to a deeper level in an emergency

power dive British & World English

A steep dive of an aircraft with the engines providing thrust

swallow dive British & World English

A dive performed with one’s arms outspread until close to the water

take a dive British & World English

Pretend to be knocked down or out

duck and dive British & World English

Use one’s ingenuity to deal with or evade a situation

dive into in dive British & World English

Occupy oneself suddenly and enthusiastically with (a meal, or an engrossing subject or activity)

dive bar in dive British & World English

A shabby or sleazy bar or similar establishment

take a dive in dive British & World English

Pretend to be knocked down or out

nosedive British & World English

A steep downward plunge by an aircraft

duck and dive in duck2 British & World English

Use one’s ingenuity to deal with or evade a situation

crash dive in crash-dive British & World English

A steep dive by a submarine or aircraft

cannonball dive in cannonball British & World English

A jump into water feet first with the knees clasped to the chest