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Synonyms for dive

go underwater

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leap

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sleazy bar

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Synonyms for dive

to move or thrust at, under, or into the midst of with sudden force

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to undergo a sharp, rapid descent in value or price

the act of plunging suddenly downward into or as if into water

a sudden involuntary drop to the ground

a disreputable or run-down bar or restaurant

Synonyms for dive

a cheap disreputable nightclub or dance hall

a steep nose-down descent by an aircraft

swim under water

References in classic literature ?
He sat aloft and denounced their frantic leaps, plunges, dives and straddles.
The steamer is able to dive only to a very short distance.
It don't matter much what they do," he said, hastily; and then, with irritation, "She takes these dives as if she never meant to come up again.
When it is brown, he dives again and produces butter, with which he completes his work.
Chambers could dive without inconvenience, and was fond of doing it.
And every once in a while, when the top of her head got too hot, she would dive under the ship and come up on the other side.
Nor was the step which had determined his advance - a visit to a dive with a month's wages in his pocket - an act of such transcendent virtue, or even wisdom, as to seem to merit the favour of the gods.
The latter allowed it to come within half a cable's length; then, as if disdaining to dive, it took a little turn, and stopped a short distance off.
It was coming straight down toward the muzzle of the machine-gun and I let it have it right in the breast; but still it came for me, so that I had to dive and turn, though I was dangerously close to earth.
He knew that just as readily as the other would he dive among ground-sharks to save a life, but in that fact he could find no sanction for the foolhardy act of diving among sharks for the half of a fish.
I have seen her dive from the bridge deck--no mean feat in itself--into that six-feet of water, and fetch up no less than forty-seven coins, scattered willy-nilly over the whole bottom of the tank.
You know Colombo, and how the native boys dive for coins in the shark-infested bay.
Since the wagers were kisses, you can well imagine I went down on the first next dive with soul aflame.
Some station themselves on this side of the pond, some on that, for the poor bird cannot be omnipresent; if he dive here he must come up there.
We can run out of the Shark's mouth and dive into the sea.