dive in - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [intransitive] informal
present tense
I/you/we/theydive in
he/she/itdives in
present participlediving in
past tensedived in
past participledived in
  1. 1
    to start doing something in a very enthusiastic way

    Sometimes you’ve just got to take a chance and dive in.

  2. 2
    to start eating in a very enthusiastic way

    Food’s on the table, just dive in!

See also main entry: dive