Definitions for dash

Definitions for (noun) dash

Main entry: dash, sprint

Definition: a quick run

Main entry: dash, bolt

Definition: the act of moving with great haste

Usage: he made a dash for the door

Main entry: elan, dash, flair, panache, style

Definition: distinctive and stylish elegance

Usage: he wooed her with the confident dash of a cavalry officer

Main entry: dah, dash

Definition: the longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code

Main entry: dash, hyphen

Definition: 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

Main entry: dash

Definition: a footrace run at top speed

Usage: he is preparing for the 100-yard dash

Definitions for (verb) dash

Main entry: dash

Definition: add an enlivening or altering element to

Usage: blue paint dashed with white

Main entry: smash, dash

Definition: break into pieces, as by striking or knocking over

Usage: Smash a plate

Main entry: dash, crash

Definition: hurl or thrust violently

Usage: He dashed the plate against the wall; Waves were dashing against the rock

Main entry: dash, daunt, frighten away, frighten off, scare, scare away, scare off, pall

Definition: cause to lose courage

Usage: dashed by the refusal

Main entry: shoot, scoot, scud, dart, dash, flash

Definition: run or move very quickly or hastily

Usage: She dashed into the yard

Main entry: dash

Definition: destroy or break

Usage: dashed ambitions and hopes

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