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  Words related to dance

Related / Similar Words: dancing, terpsichore, saltation, trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toe

 

Definition:
  • taking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music;
  • an artistic form of nonverbal communication;
  • a party for social dancing;
  • a party of people assembled for dancing;
  • 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";
  • move in a graceful and rhythmical way; "The young girl danced into the room";
  • skip, leap, or move up and down or sideways; "Dancing flames"; "The children danced with joy";

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    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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