Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun dance

4 senses of dance

Sense 1
dance -- (an artistic form of nonverbal communication)
       => art, fine art -- (the products of human creativity; works of art collectively; "an art exhibition"; "a fine collection of art")

Sense 2
dance -- (a party of people assembled for dancing)
       => party -- (a group of people gathered together for pleasure; "she joined the party after dinner")

Sense 3
dancing, dance, terpsichore, saltation -- (taking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music)
       => diversion, recreation -- (an activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates; "scuba diving is provided as a diversion for tourists"; "for recreation he wrote poetry and solved crossword puzzles"; "drug abuse is often regarded as a form of recreation")
       => performing arts -- (arts or skills that require public performance)

Sense 4
dance -- (a party for social dancing)
       => party -- (an occasion on which people can assemble for social interaction and entertainment; "he planned a party to celebrate Bastille Day")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb dance

3 senses of dance

Sense 1
dance -- (move in a graceful and rhythmical way; "The young girl danced into the room")
       => move -- (move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right")

Sense 2
dance, trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toe -- (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 -- (move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right")

Sense 3
dance -- (skip, leap, or move up and down or sideways; "Dancing flames"; "The children danced with joy")
       => move -- (move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right")

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