HyperDic: dash

English > 12 senses of the word dash:
VERBmotiondash, dart, scoot, scud, flash, shootrun or move very quickly or hastily
changedash, smashbreak into pieces, as by striking or knocking over
contactdash, crashhurl or thrust violently
socialdashdestroy or break
emotiondash, daunt, scare off, pall, frighten off, scare away, frighten away, scarecause to lose courage
changedashadd an enlivening or altering element to
NOUNattributedash, elan, flair, panache, styledistinctive and stylish elegance
actdash, sprinta quick run
eventdasha footrace run at top speed
communicationdash, hyphena 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
communicationdash, dahthe longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code
actdash, boltthe act of moving with great haste
dash > pronunciation
Soundsdae'sh
Rhymesabash ... whiplash: 38 rhymes with aesh...
English > dash: 12 senses > noun 1, attribute
Meaningdistinctive and stylish elegance.
Example"he wooed her with the confident dash of a cavalry officer"
Synonymselan, flair, panache, style
BroadereleganceA refined quality of gracefulness and good taste
Spanishbrío, elegancia, encanto, estilo
Catalanairositat, estil
English > dash: 12 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningA quick run.
Synonymsprint
NarrowerbreakA sudden dash
Broaderrun, runningThe act of running
Spanishesprint, sprint
Catalanesprint
Verbsdashrun or move very quickly or hastily
English > dash: 12 senses > noun 3, event
MeaningA footrace run at top speed.
Example"he is preparing for the 100-yard dash"
Broadertrack eventA footrace performed on a track (indoor or outdoor)
English > dash: 12 senses > noun 4, communication
MeaningA 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.
Synonymhyphen
Broaderpunctuation, punctuation markThe marks used to clarify meaning / meaning by indicating separation of words into sentences and clauses and phrases
Spanishguion, guión, guión ortográfico, raya
Catalanguió, guionet
English > dash: 12 senses > noun 5, communication
MeaningThe longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code.
Synonymdah
Part ofMorse, Morse code, international Morse codeA telegraph code in which letters and numbers are represented by strings of dots and dashes (short and long signals)
Broadertelegraphic signal, radiotelegraphic signalA signal transmitted by telegraphy
Spanishraya
Catalanratlla
English > dash: 12 senses > noun 6, act
MeaningThe act of moving with great haste.
Example"he made a dash for the door"
Synonymbolt
Broaderhaste, hurry, rush, rushingThe act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner
Spanishfuga precipitada, salida repentina
Verbsdashrun or move very quickly or hastily
English > dash: 12 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningRun or move very quickly or hastily.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Example"She dashed into the yard"
Synonymsdart, scoot, scud, flash, shoot
Narrowerplungedash violently or with great speed or impetuosity
Broaderrush, hotfoot, hasten, hie, speed, race, pelt along, rush along, cannonball along, bucket along, belt along, step on itMove fast
Similar totear, shoot, shoot down, charge, buckMove quickly and violently
Spanishdisparar, echarse
Catalanapressar-se, disparar, llançar-se, precipitar-se
Nounsdasha quick run
dashthe act of moving with great haste
English > dash: 12 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningbreak into pieces, as by striking or knocking over.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsmash
Narrowerblast, knock downShatter as if by explosion
BroaderbreakDestroy the integrity of
Similar tosmashbreak suddenly into pieces, as from a violent blow
Spanishlanzarse, quebrar, romper
Catalanrompre, trencar
English > dash: 12 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaninghurl or thrust violently.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Examples
  • "He dashed the plate against the wall"
  • "Waves were dashing against the rock"
Synonymcrash
Broaderhurl, hurtle, castThrow forcefully
Spanisharrojar, chocar, colisionar, estrellar, tirar violentamente
English > dash: 12 senses > verb 4, social
MeaningDestroy or break.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"dashed ambitions and hopes"
Broaderthwart, queer, spoil, scotch, foil, cross, frustrate, baffle, bilkhinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
English > dash: 12 senses > verb 5, emotion
MeaningCause to lose courage.
PatternSomething ----s somebody
Example"dashed by the refusal"
Synonymsdaunt, scare off, pall, frighten off, scare away, frighten away, scare
BroaderintimidateTo compel or deter by or as if by threats / threats
Spanishacobardar, asustar, espantar, intimidar
Catalanacoquinar, acovardir, desanimar, descoratjar, esglaiar, espantar
English > dash: 12 senses > verb 6, change
Meaningadd an enlivening or altering element to.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"blue paint dashed with white"
Broadermix, mix inadd as an additional element or part

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