how to pronounce dive

daɪv

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“… and so i just dive into that a whole hog …”

meanings of dive

noun:

  1. A swim under water.
  2. Obsolete form of daeva.
  3. Plural of diva.
  4. Aerial descent with the nose pointed down.
  5. A headfirst jump toward the ground or into another substance.
  6. A seedy bar, nightclub, etc.
  7. A deliberate fall after a challenge.
  8. A jump or plunge into water.
  9. A decline.
  10. A downward swooping motion.

verb:

  1. To plunge or to go deeply into any subject, question, business, etc.; to penetrate; to explore.
  2. To undertake with enthusiasm.
  3. To swim under water.
  4. To cause to descend, dunk; to plunge something into water.
  5. To descend sharply or steeply.
  6. To jump into water head-first.
  7. To explore by diving; to plunge into.
  8. To deliberately fall down after a challenge, imitating being fouled, in the hope of getting one's opponent penalised.
  9. To jump headfirst toward the ground or into another substance.

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