US: /ˈdəv/, /ˈdoʊv/

English Vietnamese dictionary

dove /dʌv/
  • danh từ
    • chim bồ câu
    • điển hình ngây thơ, hiền dịu
    • người đem tin mừng; sứ giả của hoà bình
      • Dove of Peace: chim bồ câu hoà bình
    • người yêu quý, "bồ câu nhỏ" (tiếng gọi thân mật)
      • my dove: em yêu quí của anh, con bồ câu nhỏ của anh
    • (chính trị) người chủ trương hoà bình (đối với kẻ hiếu chiến)

Advanced English dictionary

+ noun
1 a bird of the PIGEON family. The white dove is often used as a symbol of peace: A dove cooed softly. + He wore a dove-grey suit.
See also - TURTLE DOVE
2 a person, especially a politician, who prefers peace and discussion to war
Compare: HAWK
(AmE) past tense of DIVE

Thesaurus dictionary

1 plunge, nosedive, sound, descend, dip, submerge, go under, sink; jump, leap, duck; swoop, plummet:
The submarine dived at once.
2 plunge, nosedive:
The plane went into a dive.
3 bar, saloon, nightclub, bistro, club, Colloq nightspot, Slang joint, US dump, honky-tonk, juke-joint:
He met the woman in a dive in Limehouse.

Concise English dictionary

+any of numerous small pigeons
+someone who prefers negotiations to armed conflict in the conduct of foreign relations
+a constellation in the southern hemisphere near Puppis and Caelum
+flesh of a pigeon suitable for roasting or braising; flesh of a dove (young squab) may be broiled
+an emblem of peace

+a cheap disreputable nightclub or dance hall
+a headlong plunge into water
+a steep nose-down descent by an aircraft
+drop steeply
+plunge into water
+swim under water