dive-n; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: a cheap disreputable nightclub or dance hall; a sleazy or run-down restaurant, in colloquial language, any place in a disreputable location, or which is in disrepair.

Commentary: DIVE[+location][+disrepair_or_disrepute]

I'm not eating at one of your two-bit dives tonight.
They enjoyed dressing up in cowboy boots and boot-scootin' at their local honkytonk dive.
That apartment we looked at today was a total dive.
The former splendor and quaint atmosphere of the route 66 hotels are gone and they are now weekly-rent hotel dives.

PropBank: NM
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: a headlong plunge into water, a submerging, a steep nose-down descent by an aircraft, a dash, plunge, or lunge, or any swift downward descent.

Commentary: DIVE[+event][+thing_descending][+thing_descended_into]

His dive rated a 10 with the judges.
The quick dive she made into her purse to hide the evidence was legendary.
The Jet dived and hit the Hudson.
He dived for the ball.
She made a dive toward his throat with the knife.
When she tripped, she made a dive right into the pavement.

PropBank: dive.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2, 3