Definition of 'diver'
Image of 'diver'
© Ollyy, shutterstock
Example sentences containing 'diver'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
Both became competitive free divers in the 1980s. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They are both small, tidy birds and indefatigable divers. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Police divers were scanning the river close to where she was spotted using sonar equipment. The Sun (2014)More great northern divers than usual have been found on lakes and reservoirs this winter. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This is why he wants scuba divers on hand. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The two divers managed to free it with time to spare. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The willingness of referees to book divers in recent years has improved matters. Times, Sunday Times (2006) Police divers yesterday searched a river for dumped weapons. The Sun (2014) Police divers were continuing the search for him last night. The Sun (2015)Great northern divers are swimming about on reservoirs in various parts of the country. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They are popular with scuba divers but you can just swim or snorkel. The Sun (2014)Diving is free to certified divers and beginners can get tuition. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Two divers failed to find the watch and the young officer gave up hope of seeing it again. The Sun (2008)He keeps a yacht in the Bahamas and is a keen tennis player and diver. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They are historic sites, visited by over a thousand divers a year. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Great northern divers swim offshore and Iceland gulls come to the harbours. Times, Sunday Times (2010)After the tragedy, three veteran British divers were called in. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Free divers go down, alone, rather than up as part of a team. Times, Sunday Times (2012)A fisherman was surprised to find a scuba diver on the end of his line after struggling to reel in what he thought was a prize catch. Times, Sunday Times (2011)THREE British scuba divers are missing in Indonesia. The Sun (2008)
Trends of 'diver'
Used Occasionally. diver is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Translations for 'diver'
British English: diver /ˈdaɪvə/ NOUN
A diver is a person who swims under water using special breathing equipment.
Divers have found the wreck.
- American English: diver
- Arabic: غَطَّاس
- Brazilian Portuguese: mergulhador
- Chinese: 潜水员
- Croatian: ronilac
- Czech: potápěč
- Danish: dykker
- Dutch: duiker
- European Spanish: submarinista
- Finnish: sukeltaja
- French: plongeur
- German: Taucher
- Greek: δύτης
- Italian: tuffatore
- Japanese: 潜水夫
- Korean: 다이버
- Norwegian: dykker
- Polish: nurek
- European Portuguese: mergulhador
- Romanian: scafandru
- Russian: ныряльщик
- Spanish: submarinista
- Swedish: dykare
- Thai: นักดำน้ำ
- Turkish: dalgıç
- Ukrainian: водолаз
- Vietnamese: thợ lặn
Definition of diver from the Collins English Dictionary
New collocations added to dictionary
Collocations are words that are often used together and are brilliant at providing natural sounding language for your speech and writing.
Unlock language with the Paul Noble method
No books. No rote memorization. No chance of failure. Your chance to have a one-to-one lesson with best-selling language expert Paul Noble, try a FREE audio sample of his brand new Mandarin Chinese course.
Collins Dictionaries for Schools
Our new online dictionaries for schools provide a safe and appropriate environment for children. And best of all it's ad free, so sign up now and start using at home or in the classroom.
We have almost 200 lists of words from topics as varied as types of butterflies, jackets, currencies, vegetables and knots! Amaze your friends with your new-found knowledge!
13th edition of the Collins Dictionary out now!
Updated with all the very latest new words and senses, this new 13th edition is an unparalleled resource for word lovers, word gamers, and word geeks everywhere. #homeoflivingenglish
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.