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  Definition of dance
  1. taking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music
  2. an artistic form of nonverbal communication
  3. a party for social dancing
  4. a party of people assembled for dancing
  5. move in a pattern; usually to musical accompaniment; do or perform a dance; "My husband and I like to dance at home to the radio"
  6. move in a graceful and rhythmical way; "The young girl danced into the room"
  7. skip, leap, or move up and down or sideways; "Dancing flames"; "The children danced with joy"
Similar Words: dancing, terpsichore, saltation, trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toe

 

Hyponyms: adagio, break dancing, break dance, nautch, nauch, nautch dance, pavane, pavan, saraband, skank, slam dancing, slam dance, step dancing, hoofing, toe dancing, toe dance, stage dancing, choreography, pas seul, variation, pas de deux, duet, pas de trois, pas de quatre, social dancing, ritual dancing, ritual dance, ceremonial dance, extension, ball, barn dance, hop, record hop, rave, jive, hoof, clog, tap dance, belly dance, heel, shimmy, bop, bebop, bump, twist, waltz, waltz around, tapdance, tap, tango, foxtrot, contradance, country-dance, contredanse, contra danse, break-dance, break, cakewalk, conga, samba, rhumba, slam, mosh, thrash, jig, jitterbug, folk dance, square dance, quickstep, kick, grind, glissade, chasse, sashay, capriole

 

Grouped Verbs: trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toe

 

Entailments: step

 

Derivational Morphology: saltate, trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toe, dancing, terpsichore, saltation, dancer, social dancer, professional dancer

 

Anagrams: acned

 

Language Translations:
Catalan: ball and ballar   Chinese: 舞蹈  
Dutch: dans and dansen   Finnish: tanssi and tanssia  
French: danse and danser   German: Tanz and tanzen  
Hebrew: לרקוד and ריקוד   Hindi: नाच and नाचना  
Hungarian: tánc and táncol   Ido: dansar and danso  
Irish: rinc   Italian: ballare and ballo  
Japanese: 踊り and 踊る   Korean:  
Polish: taniec and tańczyć   Portuguese: dança and dançar  
Russian: танец   Serbian: ples  
Slovene: ples and plesati   Spanish: bailar and baile  
Swedish: dans and dansa  
 
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