|1.||[ verb ] drop steeply|
"the stock market plunged"
|Related terms:||descend duck crash-dive sky_dive nosedive power-dive plunge|
|2.||[ noun ] (dance,business) a cheap disreputable nightclub or dance hall|
|3.||[ noun ] (sport) a headlong plunge into water|
|Related terms:||swimming half_gainer cliff_diving gainer jackknife swan_dive flip belly_flop|
|4.||[ verb ] plunge into water|
"I was afraid to dive from the board into the pool"
|Related terms:||submerge belly-flop jackknife water_sport|
|5.||[ verb ] swim under water|
"the children enjoyed diving and looking for shells"
|Related terms:||swim snorkel skin-dive diver|
|6.||[ noun ] (transportation) a steep nose-down descent by an aircraft|
|Related terms:||descent power_dive|