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dive

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of dive

  1. 1 an act or instance of diving the penguin took a dive off of the ice sheet Synonyms of dive pitch, plunge Words Related to dive dip, immersion, submersion; fall, plump, slip, spill, stumble, tumble; descent, drop; belly flop, header, jackknife, swan dive Near Antonyms of dive jump, leap

  2. 2 the act or process of going to a lower level or altitude stock prices took a long, steady dive Synonyms of dive dip, descent, down, drop, fall, nosedive, plungeWords Related to dive comedown, decline, downfall, downgrade; plummeting, sinkingNear Antonyms of dive advance, headway, progress, progression; betterment, improvementAntonyms of dive ascent, climb, rise, rising, soaring, upswing, upturn


dive

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of dive

  1. 1 to cast oneself head first into deep water we watched her dive in after the drowning man Synonyms of dive pitch, plunge, sound Words Related to dive dip, immerse, submerge; belly flop, plump, plunk (or plonk) Near Antonyms of dive surface

  2. 2 to go to a lower level especially abruptly sales figures for existing homes dived dramatically when mortgage rates skyrocketed Synonyms of dive crash, crater, decline, descend, dip, drop, fall, lower, nose-dive, plummet, plunge, sink, skid, tumbleWords Related to dive abate, decrease, de-escalate, die (down), diminish, droop, dwindle, ebb, lessen, let up, moderate, subside, taper off, wane; recede, retreatNear Antonyms of dive accumulate, balloon, build, burgeon (also bourgeon), enlarge, escalate, expand, grow, increase, intensify, mushroom, pick up, snowball, swell, waxAntonyms of dive arise, ascend, lift, mount, rise, soar, spike, up



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