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Antonyms for Dance
dæns, dɑnsDance

This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term Dance.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dancenoun

    an artistic form of nonverbal communication

    Synonyms:
    terpsichore, saltation, dancing

  2. dancenoun

    a party of people assembled for dancing

    Synonyms:
    terpsichore, saltation, dancing

  3. dancing, dance, terpsichore, saltationnoun

    taking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music

    Synonyms:
    saltation, dance, bounce, spring, terpsichore, bound, leaping, jump, leap, dancing

  4. danceverb

    a party for social dancing

    Synonyms:
    terpsichore, saltation, dancing

  5. danceverb

    move in a graceful and rhythmical way

    "The young girl danced into the room"

    Synonyms:
    trip the light fantastic toe, trip the light fantastic

  6. dance, trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toeverb

    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"

    Synonyms:
    dance, trip the light fantastic toe, trip the light fantastic

  7. danceverb

    skip, leap, or move up and down or sideways

    "Dancing flames"; "The children danced with joy"

    Synonyms:
    trip the light fantastic toe, trip the light fantastic

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. dancenoun

    Synonyms:
    ballet, cotillion, quadrille, waltz, reel, fandango, polka, two-step, polonaise, mazurka, schottische, allemande cancan, minuet, courant, bolero, gavot

    Associated words:
    terpsichorean, terpsichore, choregraphy, dervish

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. DANCE

    Synonyms:
    FBLN5, see there

How to use Dance in a sentence?

  1. Princess Diana biographer:

    I hope readers of my book will get a sense of who these women are, it’s a story that anyone with a sibling can identify with. It’s about understanding the complex dance between two sisters with different priorities, different paths. But in the end, they supported each other.

  2. Alicia Alonso:

    We Cubans were born to dance as a people, thanks to the mix of races, the Spanish and the African, both lovers of dance, cuban dancers immediately stand out with their expressive way of performing the great classics or the moderns.

  3. Rick Hess:

    If I'm a conservative who is uncomfortable about race-based preferences, the argument for race-based preferences that Harvard University is making -- that Harvard University has so much integrity and Harvard University is so careful that we can trust them to dance in gray areas of constitutional propriety because they exercise great discretion -- takes a huge blow.

  4. Shah Asad Rizvi:

    Blessed are those whose breaths are faithful to the art of dance

  5. Ronnie Gupton:

    Cam knows I'm good at riling up crowds, so he said, 'This is your opportunity,' i can rip out some decent dance moves. I can get out on the dance floor and take over the circle for a hot beat.

How to pronounce Dance?

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US English
Daniel
British
Karen
Australian
Veena
Indian

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