Definition of 'dive'
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Rhead went close with a diving header. Times, Sunday Times (2017)This appears to be a tragic scuba diving accident. The Sun (2016)This also coincided with an increase in scuba diving. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He skis in winter and scuba dives in summer. Times, Sunday Times (2016)No one dived in to save the man as he was caught by a current and pulled under for the last time. Times, Sunday Times (2017)There are some fantastic scuba diving sites in Cayman. The Sun (2016)Next up is scuba diving. The Sun (2016)There are three restaurants, and activities on offer include scuba diving, yoga classes and kayaking. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They cannot fly or dive yet and they spend the next few weeks just floating about. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We sip fresh lime juice and a little dove lands on the table. Times, Sunday Times (2010)You would normally expect to see him diving around the stadium next door. The Sun (2008)She walked out of her diving club because she felt that she was not getting enough recognition. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It was too dangerous for aspirant pilots to practise a steep dive onto their targets. Nemesis: The Battle for Japan, 194445 (2007)She quickly dived in a shop and fixed her skirt without needing any sticky back plastic. The Sun (2009)They can also dive down in spirals. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Where he really made ground was with his fourth dive. Times, Sunday Times (2012)If they want dives they should go to the swimming pool. The Sun (2006)This is a great spot for scuba diving. The Sun (2012)Perhaps he should dive in a little deeper. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We saw at least ten playful dolphins ducking and diving around our boat. The Sun (2013)From then on divers from the local club dived to it just as a curiosity. The Sun (2010)Everybody knew the bubble would come to an end but nobody dived off quickly enough. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They were leading until a blunder on their fourth dive sends the pair out of the medals. The Sun (2012)He has paid for the bite and he is not the only one who has dived. The Sun (2014)This showed the passengers laughing and shouting as the helicopter performed steep climbs and dives and swooped low over trees. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Stick His headlong celebration dive showed his delight. The Sun (2010)Watch the dove fly off on its way to fulfil their heart's desire. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Yesterday's dive also inspired a range of reactions on social media. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You visualise your dive before you go, staying in your own little bubble. The Sun (2008)
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Translations for 'dive'
British English: dive /daɪv/ NOUN
A dive is a headlong plunge into water, especially one of several formalized movements made as a sport.
He walked out and did another perfect dive.
- American English: dive
- Arabic: غَطْس
- Brazilian Portuguese: mergulho
- Chinese: 跳水
- Croatian: skok u vodu
- Czech: skok do vody
- Danish: dykning
- Dutch: duik
- European Spanish: salto
- Finnish: sukellus yksittäinen
- French: plongeon
- German: Kopfsprung
- Greek: βουτιά
- Italian: tuffo
- Japanese: 飛び込み
- Korean: 다이빙
- Norwegian: stup
- Polish: skok do wody
- European Portuguese: mergulho
- Romanian: scufundare
- Russian: прыжки в воду
- Spanish: zambullida
- Swedish: dyk
- Thai: การดำน้ำ
- Turkish: dalış
- Ukrainian: занурення
- Vietnamese: sự lặn
British English: dive /daɪv/ VERB
If you dive into some water, you jump in head-first with your arms held straight above your head.
He tried to escape by diving into a river.
- American English: dive
- Arabic: يَغْطِسُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: mergulhar
- Chinese: 跳水
- Croatian: roniti
- Czech: skočit do vody po hlavě
- Danish: dykke
- Dutch: duiken
- European Spanish: zambullirse lanzarse
- Finnish: sukeltaa
- French: plonger
- German: tauchen
- Greek: βουτώ
- Italian: tuffarsi
- Japanese: 飛び込む
- Korean: 다이빙하다
- Norwegian: stupe
- Polish: zanurkować
- European Portuguese: mergulhar
- Romanian: a se scufunda
- Russian: нырять
- Spanish: zambullirse
- Swedish: dyka
- Thai: ดำน้ำ
- Turkish: dalmak deniz vb
- Ukrainian: занурюватися
- Vietnamese: lao đầu xuống nước
Definition of dive from the Collins English Dictionary
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