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  Words related to dash

Related / 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

 

Definition:
  • a quick run;
  • the act of moving with great haste; "he made a dash for the door";
  • distinctive and stylish elegance; "he wooed her with the confident dash of a cavalry officer";
  • the longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code;
  • 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;
  • a footrace run at top speed; "he is preparing for the 100-yard dash";
  • add an enlivening or altering element to; "blue paint dashed with white";
  • break into pieces, as by striking or knocking over; "Smash a plate";
  • hurl or thrust violently; "He dashed the plate against the wall"; "Waves were dashing against the rock";
  • cause to lose courage; "dashed by the refusal";
  • run or move very quickly or hastily; "She dashed into the yard";
  • destroy or break; "dashed ambitions and hopes";

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    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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