verb (used without object), dived or dove, dived, div·ing.
verb (used with object), dived or dove, dived, div·ing.
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Origin of dive
usage note for dive
OTHER WORDS FROM divepost·dive, adjectivepre·dive, adjectiveun·der·dive, nounun·der·dive, verb (used without object), un·der·dived or un·der·dove, un·der·dived, un·der·div·ing.
Example sentences from the Web for dive
It dived into their pre-apocalypse backgrounds, their vices and issues with class.
A friend ran down the pier, dived overboard and pulled him out; but the silk hat floated off with the tide.
It turns out that she dived into therapy after she learned the family secret.
Michael dived into the filming, learning not only his lines but everyone else's.
The other dogs had dived to the assistance of Sancho, and they brought the otter to the bank, where Jemmy clubbed it.Yorkshire Oddities, Incidents and Strange Events|S. Baring-Gould
After him dived his new friend, who once had ruled a winter-bound party of his kind in Brown's hole with a high and mighty hand.Bring Me His Ears|Clarence E. Mulford
Once more he dived into his basket, and presented his wife with a metal mirror.Myths & Legends of Japan|F. Hadland (Frederick Hadland) Davis
Then he dived into the van, to reappear immediately with plates and knives and enough cups and saucers.A Gallant Grenadier|F.S. Brereton
The wild-fowl swam and dived and splashed and squatted, heedless of their chief enemy man.Nevermore|Rolf Boldrewood