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Synonyms for dance
dæns, dɑns

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dance(noun)

    an artistic form of nonverbal communication

    Synonyms:
    terpsichore, saltation, dancing

  2. dance(noun)

    a party of people assembled for dancing

    Synonyms:
    terpsichore, saltation, dancing

  3. dancing, dance, terpsichore, saltation(noun)

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

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

  4. dance(verb)

    a party for social dancing

    Synonyms:
    terpsichore, saltation, dancing

  5. dance(verb)

    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 toe(verb)

    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:
    trip the light fantastic toe, trip the light fantastic

  7. dance(verb)

    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

Editors Contribution

  1. woaaaa

    when you put your hands like a ex

    if someone says catch you hit the woahh

    Submitted by sukejibest on June 24, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dance(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    frisk, caper, hop about

  2. dance(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    dandle, toss up and down

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. dance(n)

    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 pronounce dance?

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US English
Daniel
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Karen
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Veena
Indian

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How to use dance in a sentence?

  1. Bjorn Ulvaeus:

    At the end of each performance, people stand up and sing and dance in the aisles, there's like a party mood. I always had the feeling that if people could have gone on to have a party, they would.

  2. Marie Baronnet:

    Burlesque is interesting because it's a space where women of all kinds, physically speaking, can actually go onstage, they have to have personality and rhythm, they have to know how to dance, and they have to also be an artist because they have to do all those costumes and create a choreography.

  3. Arthur Mitchell:

    Can you imagine the audacity to take an African American and Diana Adams, the essence and purity of Caucasian dance, and to put them together on the stage ? everybody was against him. He knew what he was going against, and he said,' You know my dear, this has got to be perfect.'.

  4. William Blake:

    And because I am happy and dance and sing, They think they have done me no injury.

  5. RVM:

    Everyday there will be an opportunity to Frown or to Smile, to Drown or to Dance, to be Sad or to be Glad. It's a Choice!

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