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

6 senses of dash

Sense 1
dash, elan, flair, panache, style -- (distinctive and stylish elegance; "he wooed her with the confident dash of a cavalry officer")
       => elegance -- (a refined quality of gracefulness and good taste; "she conveys an aura of elegance and gentility")

Sense 2
dash, sprint -- (a quick run)
       => run, running -- (the act of running; traveling on foot at a fast pace; "he broke into a run"; "his daily run keeps him fit")

Sense 3
dash -- (a footrace run at top speed; "he is preparing for the 100-yard dash")
       => track event -- (a footrace performed on a track (indoor or outdoor))

Sense 4
hyphen, dash -- (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)
       => punctuation, punctuation mark -- (the marks used to clarify meaning by indicating separation of words into sentences and clauses and phrases)

Sense 5
dash, dah -- (the longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code)
       => telegraphic signal, radiotelegraphic signal -- (a signal transmitted by telegraphy)

Sense 6
dash, bolt -- (the act of moving with great haste; "he made a dash for the door")
       => haste, hurry, rush, rushing -- (the act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner; "in his haste to leave he forgot his book")

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

6 senses of dash

Sense 1
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 2
smash, dash -- (break into pieces, as by striking or knocking over; "Smash a plate")
       => break -- (destroy the integrity of; usually by force; cause to separate into pieces or fragments; "He broke the glass plate"; "She broke the match")

Sense 3
crash, dash -- (hurl or thrust violently; "He dashed the plate against the wall"; "Waves were dashing against the rock")
       => hurl, hurtle, cast -- (throw forcefully)

Sense 4
dash -- (destroy or break; "dashed ambitions and hopes")
       => thwart, queer, spoil, scotch, foil, cross, frustrate, baffle, bilk -- (hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of; "What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge"; "foil your opponent")

Sense 5
daunt, dash, scare off, pall, frighten off, scare away, frighten away, scare -- (cause to lose courage; "dashed by the refusal")
       => intimidate, restrain -- (to compel or deter by or as if by threats)

Sense 6
dash -- (add an enlivening or altering element to; "blue paint dashed with white")
       => mix, mix in -- (add as an additional element or part; "mix water into the drink")

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