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Noun: dive  dIv
  1. A headlong plunge into water
     
  2. A steep nose-down descent by an aircraft
    - nose dive, nosedive
     
  3. A swim under water using breathing equipment
     
  4. [informal] A cheap disreputable nightclub or dance hall
    - honky-tonk
Verb: dive (dived, also dove)  dIv
  1. Swim under water
    "the children enjoyed diving and looking for shells"
     
  2. Drop steeply
    "the stock market dived";
    - plunge, plunk
     
  3. (water sport) plunge into water
    "I was afraid to dive from the board into the pool"
     
  4. (sports) deliberately fall down after a challenge, imitating being fouled, in the hope of getting the opponent penalized
Noun: diva (divas,dive)  dee-vu
  1. A distinguished female operatic singer; a female operatic star
    "The diva swept into the room";
    - prima donna

Derived forms: diving, dives, dived

Type of: cabaret, club, come down, descend, descent, fall, go down, night club, nightclub, nightspot, opera star, operatic star, sink, submerge, submerse, swim, swimming

Encyclopedia: Dive

Diva, Maharashtra