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ˈdaɪ vizdives

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Webster Dictionary

  1. Dives(noun)

    the name popularly given to the rich man in our Lord's parable of the "Rich Man and Lazarus" (Luke xvi. 19-31). Hence, a name for a rich worldling

  2. Origin: [L., rich.]

Freebase

  1. Dives

    Dives is a genus of Neotropical birds in the family Icteridae. It contains three species: ⁕Cuban Blackbird, Dives atroviolacea ⁕Melodious Blackbird, Dives dives ⁕Scrub Blackbird, Dives warszewiczi The Melodious Blackbird lives in Mexico and Central America; the Scrub Blackbird in Ecuador and Peru. The three species look similar, with plumage ranging from brownish black in juveniles to black with iridescence in adults, slightly more iridescent in males. The bare parts are black and the eyes are dark brown. The upper edge of the bill is curved, not flattened as in many other icterids, and the bill has a slight hook at the tip. The songs are varied and pleasant. If the ranges of the Melodious Blackbird and the northern populations of the Scrub Blackbird overlapped, they would be indistinguishable in the field apart from voice, and some authorities lump these two species into one; on the other hand some split the Scrub Blackbird into two species. All three live in open habitats, including agricultural land, and have adapted well to human disturbance. This genus is believed to be most closely related to Euphagus and Quiscalus.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Dives

    dī′vēs (L. 'the rich man'), n. a name used as if a proper name for the rich man at whose gate Lazarus lay (Luke, xvi. 19): a rich and luxurious person.—n. Div′itism, condition of being rich.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Dives

    the name given, originally in the Vulgate, to the rich man in the parable of the Rich Man and Lazarus.

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  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dives in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dives in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of dives in a Sentence

  1. Jeff Milisen:

    I've done over 150 of these dives.

  2. Jeremy Renner:

    She got an injury in her shoulder, everyone else is doing dives and rolls and all this stuff and she's doing this (hand movement) and goes 'Oh my god, my shoulder.'.

  3. Rachelle Simpson:

    Almost every time, i try to keep it simple -- when I overthink things, that's when I start getting nervous and I have to remember I've done these dives hundreds of times.

  4. Mark Twain:

    Whenever the literary German dives into a sentence, that is the last you are going to see of him until he emerges on the other side of his atlantic with his verb in his mouth.

  5. Kevin Love:

    We have to be a team that's going to be a little bit grimy, we're going to have to go after every loose ball that we can, we're going to have to be the team that dives on the floor.

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