dive for

Definition of dive for

  1. :  to suddenly jump toward (something that is on or near the ground) He dove for the ball. When the shooting started, he dove for cover. —sometimes used figuratively Her books always have me diving for my dictionary.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to plunge into water intentionally and especially headfirst

    :  to execute a dive (see 2dive 1a(1))

    :  submerge

  1. :  the act or an instance of diving: such as

    :  a plunge into water executed in a prescribed manner

    :  a submerging of a submarine

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