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Synonyms of dive in English:


  • 1 they dived into the clear water the plane was diving toward the ground
    plunge, nosedive, jump head first, bellyflop;
    plummet, fall, drop, pitch, dive-bomb
  • 2 the islanders dive for oysters
    swim under water;
    snorkel, scuba dive
  • 3 they dove for cover
    leap, jump, lunge, launch oneself, throw oneself, go headlong, duck
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  • 1 a dive into the pool
  • 2 a sideways dive
    lunge, spring, jump, leap
  • 3 informal John got into a fight in some dive
    sleazy bar/nightclub, seedy bar/nightclub;
    informal (drinking) joint, hole
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