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dash

noun

1 dash

Distinctive and stylish elegance:
— He wooed her with the confident dash of a cavalry officer.

synonyms: elan, flair, panache, style.

Roget 41: mixture, admixture, commixture, commixtion; commixion, intermixture, alloyage, matrimony; junction etc. 43; combination etc. 48; ... show more

Roget 882: ostentation, display, show, flourish, parade, etalage [Fr.], pomp, array, state, solemnity; dash, splash, splurge, glitter, ... show more

Roget 861: courage, bravery, valor; resoluteness, boldness etc. adj.; spirit, daring, gallantry, intrepidity; contempt of danger, defiance of danger; derring-do; ... show more

Roget 684: haste, urgency; despatch, dispatch; acceleration, spurt, spirt, forced march, rush, dash; speed, velocity etc. 274; ... show more

Roget 682: activity; briskness, liveliness etc. adj.; animation, life, vivacity, spirit, dash, energy; snap, vim.    nimbleness, ... show more

Roget 274: velocity, speed, celerity; swiftness etc. adj.; rapidity, eagle speed; expedition etc. (activity) 682; pernicity; acceleration; ... show more

Roget 32: smallness etc. adj.; littleness etc. (small size) 193; tenuity; paucity; fewness etc. (small number) 103; meanness, ... show more

Roget 273: ship, vessel, sail; craft, bottom.    navy, marine, fleet, flotilla; shipping.    man of war etc. (combatant) 726; ... show more

Dutch: bevalligheid, elegance, elegantie, gratie, klasse, sierlijkheid, stijl, zwier, élégance

2 dash

A quick run.

synonym: sprint.

Dutch: sprint, spurt

3 dash

A footrace run at top speed.

Dutch: run, sprint
Polish: sprint

4 dash

A punctuation mark (-) used between parts of a compound word or between the syllables of a word when the word is divided at the end of a line of text.

synonym: hyphen.

Roget 550: indication; symbolism, symbolization; semiology, semiotics, semeiology, semeiotics; Zeitgeist.    [means of recognition: property] characteristic, diagnostic; lineament, feature, ... show more

Dutch: afbreekteken, verbindingsstreepje, aandachtsstreep, aandachtstreep, afbrekingsteken, divisie, gedachtenstreepje, gedachtestreep, koppelteken, trait d'union ... show more
Polish: dywiz, dzielnik, tiret, łącznik

5 dash

The longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code.

synonym: dah.

6 dash

The act of moving with great haste:
— He made a dash for the door.

synonym: bolt.

verb

1 dash

Run or move very quickly or hastily:
— She dashed into the yard.

synonyms: dart, flash, scoot, scud, shoot.

Roget 837: be dejected etc. adj.; grieve; mourn etc. (lament) 839; take on, give way, lose heart, despond, droop, sink.    ... show more

Roget 550: indicate; be the sign etc. n.. of; denote, betoken; argue, testify etc. (evidence) 467; bear the impress etc. ... show more

Roget 276: give an impetus etc. n.; impel, push; start, give a start to, set going; drive, urge, boom; thrust, prod, ... show more

Roget 41: mix; join etc. 43; combine etc. 48; commix, immix, intermix; mix up with, mingle; commingle, intermingle, ... show more

Dutch: afschieten, flitsen, schieten

2 dash

Break into pieces, as by striking or knocking over.

synonym: smash.

Dutch: inslaan

3 dash

Hurl or thrust violently:
— He dashed the plate against the wall.
— Waves were dashing against the rock.

synonym: crash.

4 dash

Destroy or break.

5 dash

Cause to lose courage:
— Dashed by the refusal.

synonyms: daunt, frighten away, frighten off, pall, scare, scare away, scare off.

Dutch: ontmoedigen, overweldigen, afschrikken

6 dash

Add an enlivening or altering element to.


Moby thesaurus: Le Mans, abruptly, aggressiveness, air race, animation, ardor, asperge, automobile race, baffle, bafflement, balk, band, bang, bar, bash, bat, be poised, beat, beat down, beating ... show more.

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