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Definition of "dived" []

  • To plunge headfirst into water (verb)
  • (of a submarine, swimmer, etc) to submerge under water (verb)
  • To fly (an aircraft) in a steep nose-down descending path, or (of an aircraft) to fly in such a path (verb)
  • To rush, go, or reach quickly, as in a headlong plunge (verb)
  • To dip or put (one's hand) quickly or forcefully (into) (verb)
  • To involve oneself (in something), as in eating food (verb)
  • (of a footballer) to pretend to have been tripped or impeded by an opposing player in order to win a free kick or penalty (verb)
  • A headlong plunge into water, esp one of several formalized movements executed as a sport (noun)
  • An act or instance of diving (noun)
  • A steep nose-down descent of an aircraft (noun)
  • A disreputable or seedy bar or club (noun)
  • The act of a boxer pretending to be knocked down or out (noun)
  • The act of a player pretending to have been tripped or impeded (noun)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of dive. (scuba diving) (verb)

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  • Past participle of dive (jump head-first) (verb)

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Use "dived" in a sentence
  • "I dived from the hummock where the cut-bank crumbled."
  • "The ‘girl’ dived from the water and back … but what shocked us most is that instead of human feet, she had scales. .like those of a fish."
  • "Jean-Sebastien Aubin dived left to cover but missed the puck and got tangled with teammate Milan Kraft, leaving the net open for Antropov."