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  Definition of dash
  1. a quick run
  2. the act of moving with great haste; "he made a dash for the door"
  3. distinctive and stylish elegance; "he wooed her with the confident dash of a cavalry officer"
  4. the longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code
  5. 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
  6. a footrace run at top speed; "he is preparing for the 100-yard dash"
  7. add an enlivening or altering element to; "blue paint dashed with white"
  8. break into pieces, as by striking or knocking over; "Smash a plate"
  9. hurl or thrust violently; "He dashed the plate against the wall"; "Waves were dashing against the rock"
  10. cause to lose courage; "dashed by the refusal"
  11. run or move very quickly or hastily; "She dashed into the yard"
  12. destroy or break; "dashed ambitions and hopes"
Similar Words: sprint, bolt, elan, flair, panache, style, dah, hyphen, smash, crash, daunt, scare off, pall, frighten off, scare away, frighten away, scare, dart, scoot, scud, flash, shoot

 

See Also: cut back, flash back

 

Hyponyms: break, plunge

 

Grouped Verbs: smash, tear, shoot, shoot down, charge, buck

 

Part Meronyms: Morse, Morse code, international Morse code

 

Derivational Morphology: sprint, dart, scoot, scud, flash, shoot, bolt, hyphenate, hyphen, knock, bash, bang, smash, belt, smasher, smashing, shattering, panic, scare, chill, pall, water scooter, sea scooter, scooter, iceboat, ice yacht, motor scooter, flit

 

Anagrams: shad

 

 
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