Synonyms of dive in English:

dive


See definition of dive

verb

1‘they strip off and dive into the clear water’

SYNONYMS

plunge, plummet, nosedive, descend, jump, fall, drop, swoop, pitch, bellyflop

2‘the islanders dive for oysters’

SYNONYMS

swim under water, go under water, submerge, sink

snorkel, scuba dive

3‘he opened fire, forcing them to dive for cover’

SYNONYMS

leap, jump, lunge, launch oneself, throw oneself, go headlong, bolt, dart, dash, rush, scurry

duck, dodge


noun

1‘he made daredevil dives into the pool’

SYNONYMS

plunge, plummet, nosedive, descent, jump, fall, drop, swoop, pitch, bellyflop

archaic plump

2‘she made a sideways dive between a couple of stalls’

SYNONYMS

lunge, spring, jump, leap, bolt, dart, dash, dodge

3‘John got into a fight in some dive’

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sleazy bar, sleazy nightclub, drinking den

informal drinking joint, seedy joint, dump, hole