verb (used without object), dived or dove, dived, div·ing.
verb (used with object), dived or dove, dived, div·ing.
Origin of dive
usage note for dive
OTHER WORDS FROM divepost·dive, adjective pre·dive, adjective un·der·dive, noun un·der·dive, verb (used without object), un·der·dived or un·der·dove, un·der·dived, un·der·div·ing.
Words nearby dive
Definition for dive (2 of 2)
noun, plural di·vas, di·ve [dee-ve] /ˈdi vɛ/.
Origin of diva
Example sentences from the Web for dive
Not even after its parent company, the Soviet Union, took a dive in 1991.
We wanted to create a dedicated hub where people can dive into it and get all this commentary on the news.How Funny or Die Plans to Cover ISIS, Ebola and Elections |Asawin Suebsaeng |October 10, 2014 |DAILY BEAST
They'd never be allowed to take their clothes off and dive in the way boys do.Whatever You Do Someone Will Die. A Short Story About Impossible Choices in Iraq |Nathan Bradley Bethea |August 31, 2014 |DAILY BEAST
For anyone looking to dive into the big, knotty history of one of the most iconic states, this book is well worth the time.
And while I may have put a bunch of stunt guys in peril on Titanic, it was my ass in the sphere on the dive.
To dive into his clothing was a process facilitated by many an artful dodge.King of Ranleigh |F. S. (Frederick Sadlier) Brereton
He made a dive into a deeper obscurity and I lost him until I heard his knock.The Jervaise Comedy |J. D. Beresford
She made a dive at me, and before I could escape caught me in her strong young arms and hugged me.The Crossing |Winston Churchill
As I have said before, the purpose of these dreams is to dive into futurity.La Ronge Journal, 1823 |George Nelson
The mode of operation preparatory to a dive is very peculiar and interesting.