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

3 senses of dart

Sense 1
dart -- (a small narrow pointed missile that is thrown or shot)
       => projectile, missile -- (a weapon that is forcibly thrown or projected at a targets but is not self-propelled)

Sense 2
dart -- (a tapered tuck made in dressmaking)
       => tuck -- (a narrow flattened pleat or fold that is stitched in place)

Sense 3
flit, dart -- (a sudden quick movement)
       => motion, movement, move, motility -- (a change of position that does not entail a change of location; "the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise"; "movement is a sign of life"; "an impatient move of his hand"; "gastrointestinal motility")

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

3 senses of dart

Sense 1
flit, flutter, fleet, dart -- (move along rapidly and lightly; skim or dart; "The hummingbird flitted among the branches")
       => travel rapidly, speed, hurry, zip -- (move very fast; "The runner zipped past us at breakneck speed")

Sense 2
dart, dash, scoot, scud, flash, shoot -- (run or move very quickly or hastily; "She dashed into the yard")
       => rush, hotfoot, hasten, hie, speed, race, pelt along, rush along, cannonball along, bucket along, belt along, step on it -- (move fast; "He rushed down the hall to receive his guests"; "The cars raced down the street")

Sense 3
dart -- (move with sudden speed; "His forefinger darted in all directions as he spoke")
       => lunge, hurl, hurtle, thrust -- (make a thrusting forward movement)

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