What does Dive mean?

Ed Sheeran: Dive Meaning

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Album cover for Dive album cover

Song Released: 2017

Dive Lyrics

Baby there's a shark in the water
But I need to get in
I need to cross the border
I need it oh oh
You know we ain't getting younger
We'll sink or we'll swim
Baby are you with me?
Oh oh
I've been doing it myself
But now I need some...


    #1 top rated interpretation:
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    Jul 26th 2017 !⃝

    Dive is an easy lyrics and totally clear. Before you dive be sure there is no shark and there is only a dolphin or no kind of reptile that will bite you and will make you bleed. Be sure you can swim or float when the waves are huge and there is a storm coming. When you meet nemo or dorothy, be sure you are ONLY a friend, do not OPEN your heart because you will get hurt. When you feel it didn't work, walk away or abandon the other person, if you can not be a friend for life, walk away and never look back. You jellyfish or starfish were not meant to be friends in the first place or any kind of relationship. PRAYING FOR PEACE AROUND THE WORLD. PEACE OUT.


    #2 top rated interpretation:
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    Apr 5th 2017 !⃝

    i think that it means that he doesnt want you do to do something just to make him happy at the moment. If you dont like him just tell him upfront and dont lead him on. He is saying that being lead on is like climbing higher up a mountain and the higher you go (the more you lead him on), the more it is going to hurt when you jump off/ get rejected.


    #3 top rated interpretation:
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    Mar 22nd 2017 !⃝

    dont let someone fall in love with you if you arent sure of your intentions towards that person. basically, be honest with how you feel before i give you my all.

  4. Norbert
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    May 6th 2022 !⃝

    This is a person who's really scared to fall in love unless they find out the genuine intentions of the other. Caution about "Diving" so hard in a relationship without looking back is the huge message in the lyrics.

  5. anonymous
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    Oct 4th 2021 !⃝

    I think a person that finds it hard to be vulnerable just wants to know the intentions of the other. Though you hear I miss you when you are apart and an occasional sweet word…until you hear, I love you. Or you feel that your feelings are being reciprocated by the one you adore. You will feel this way, no one wants to feel like they feel stronger than the other. But don’t send this to your boyfriend of three months. Sometimes it’s best to let things be and work out naturally. It’s like adding fuel to the fire you have created. The only one who will be burnt is you…

  6. anonymous
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    Dec 10th 2020 !⃝

    For me it sounds like he is singing about the current situation.Nobody knows where it came from. what is the true story? did it came from the planes ( fall, fly) was it sprayed? Words can mean life or die - hanging on the words you say. Finding out truth means thinking about all the lies you were told. dont think you need medicine even you think it s a hoax. before it dives right into you.

  7. anonymous
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    Jun 17th 2020 !⃝

    He is saying, you do not need to jump into a relationship without knowing their intentions for the relationship. Do not "dive" into an relationship without knowing you want to be with this special person. This song honestly describes my last brake up. It also helped me realize how to handle my next relationship better. Never
    "dive" right in, without knowing their intentions for being with you.

  8. anonymous
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    May 6th 2020 !⃝

    This song means to me that life will allow us to not dive into what we want because of our own fear of rejection. Fear will stop us from diving into what is clearly in front of us. The fear or rejection of someone never calling you baby in return , therefore you will hang onto doubt instead of diving into what you want to say truthfully. Fear will stop you from a dive into your future endeavors and love.

  9. anonymous
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    Mar 24th 2019 !⃝

    After a hard relationship with someone (That i'm still sad about,) I can really relate to this song. What really stood out to me in the song was, "Let me know the truth before I dive right into you." It led me to thinking about the connection between me and them. I've liked them for a long time and I've always felt insecure if he would ever like me the same way. It always made me feel vulnerable whenever I told him about how I felt around him. Finally after a breakup between me and them, I realized that I wasn't careful and I should've known the truth before I "Dived" right into them.

  10. anonymous
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    Aug 10th 2017 !⃝

    I think what ed sheeran want each and everyone of us should know that not everything we see in these world isnt basically true so we should not assume that much

  11. anonymous
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    Jul 25th 2017 !⃝

    Don't pretend you're all for me if you don't mean it. Don't let me learn to love you if you know we wouldn't work. Be honest with me before I give you my heart

  12. anonymous
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    Jun 28th 2017 !⃝

    Scared to fall in love.

  13. anonymous
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    Apr 12th 2017 !⃝

    Don't play with his heart strings. He wants to know your intentions from the start.

  14. anonymous
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    Apr 3rd 2017 !⃝

    Don't give the person false hope. Don't tell/ do things that may mean something for that person if you really don't have an intention to let that person feel that way.

  15. anonymous
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    Apr 3rd 2017 !⃝

    Ed is saying he's sensitive, so don't do things that imply you fancy him if you don't mean it because it will hurt him.

  16. anonymous
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    Apr 1st 2017 !⃝

    Don't lead people on. Make sure you are clear while portraying your feelings to the other person, before they have the wrong idea. Before they fall for you and you clearly don't think of them that way.

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