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Synonyms for dance
dæns, dɑnsdance

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Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 2 votes

  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, 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:
    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

Editors Contribution0.0 / 0 votes

  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 Synonymes2.0 / 1 vote

  1. danceverb

    Synonyms:
    frisk, caper, hop about

  2. danceverb

    Synonyms:
    dandle, toss up and down

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  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, MD0.0 / 0 votes

  1. DANCE

    Synonyms:
    FBLN5, see there

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How to use dance in a sentence?

  1. Probaerb:

    Stupids dance on the same floor with the one who secretly befools them.

  2. Perez Hilton/Instagram:

    I’m not going to put a number on it, but I would say a good amount — maybe like 50 percent or more — of little boys who take dance class end up being gay, i don’t think that’s a homophobic thing to say.

  3. Lois Greenfield:

    And out of this improvisation comes a moment that can't be part of a dance, it becomes more of a personal moment, a moment about expressive gestures. And they're often, I call them, enigmatic or ambiguous moments.

  4. Sohini Chakraborty:

    Often, in the rehabilitation of victims of trafficking and sexual violence, the impact on the body can be overlooked, dance is about the body, and the women are somewhat familiar with these dance forms, so we can help them heal and create a more positive body image.

  5. George Bernard Shaw:

    If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance.


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