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Definition 1: a steep nose-down descent by an aircraft - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for nosedive in the sense of this definition

(nosedive is a kind of ...) the act of changing your location in a downward direction

(... is a kind of nosedive ) a dive of an airplane that is accelerated both by gravity and by the power of the engine

Definition 2: a sudden sharp drop or rapid decline - [noun denoting process]

Samples where nosedive or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the stock took a nosedive

(nosedive is a kind of ...) change toward something smaller or lower

Definition 3: plunge nose first; drop with the nose or front first, of aircraft - [verb of motion]

(nosedive is a kind of ...) drop steeply

"the stock market plunged"

(nosedive belongs to category ...) travel via aircraft

"air travel involves too much waiting in airports" "if you've time to spare go by air"

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