Synonyms of dove


1. dove, pigeon

usage: any of numerous small pigeons

2. dove, peacenik, pacifist, pacificist, disarmer

usage: someone who prefers negotiations to armed conflict in the conduct of foreign relations

3. Columba, Dove

usage: a constellation in the southern hemisphere near Puppis and Caelum

4. squab, dove, poultry

usage: flesh of a pigeon suitable for roasting or braising; flesh of a dove (young squab) may be broiled

5. dove, emblem, allegory

usage: an emblem of peace


1. dive, plunge, plunk, descend, fall, go down, come down

usage: drop steeply; "the stock market plunged"

2. dive, submerge, submerse

usage: plunge into water; "I was afraid to dive from the board into the pool"

3. dive, swim

usage: swim under water; "the children enjoyed diving and looking for shells"

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Definition and meaning of dove (Dictionary)