a small narrow pointed missile that is thrown or shot
a tapered tuck made in dressmaking
a sudden quick movement
flit, flutter, fleet, dart(verb)
move along rapidly and lightly; skim or dart
"The hummingbird flitted among the branches"
dart, dash, scoot, scud, flash, shoot(verb)
run or move very quickly or hastily
"She dashed into the yard"
bourgeon, winkle, shoot, swank, burgeon forth, scud, frighten away, sprout, hit, crash, film, flash, smash, wink, rack, take, show off, pullulate, fool, fleet, flutter, scare off, flaunt, scare away, buck, scoot, fool away, ostentate, fritter, dissipate, flit, blink, pall, frivol away, daunt, fritter away, charge, inject, germinate, scare, shoot down, snap, photograph, blast, dash, spud, frighten off, pip, tear, twinkle
move with sudden speed
"His forefinger darted in all directions as he spoke"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
To send is to cause to go or pass from one place to another, and always in fact or thought away from the agent or agency that controls the act. Send in its most common use involves personal agency without personal presence; according to the adage, "If you want your business done, go; if not, send;" one sends a letter or a bullet, a messenger or a message. In all the derived uses this same idea controls; if one sends a ball into his own heart, the action is away from the directing hand, and he is viewed as the passive recipient of his own act; it is with an approach to personification that we speak of the bow sending the arrow, or the gun the shot. To despatch is to send hastily or very promptly, ordinarily with a destination in view; to dismiss is to send away from oneself without reference to a destination; as, to dismiss a clerk, an application, or an annoying subject. To discharge is to send away so as to relieve a person or thing of a load; we discharge a gun or discharge the contents; as applied to persons, discharge is a harsher term than dismiss. To emit is to send forth from within, with no reference to a destination; as, the sun emits light and heat. Transmit, from the Latin, is a dignified term, often less vigorous than the Saxon send, but preferable at times in literary or scientific use; as, to transmit the crown, or the feud, from generation to generation; to transmit a charge of electricity. Transmit fixes the attention more on the intervening agency, as send does upon the points of departure and destination.
To send from the hand to or toward (rarely at) a mark; send to a friend by a messenger or by mail; send a person into banishment; send a shell among the enemy.
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How to use dart in a sentence?
A wound inflicted by arrows heals, a wood cut down by an axe grows, but harsh words are hateful?a wound inflicted by them does not heal. Arrows of different sorts can be extracted from the body, but a word-dart cannot be drawn out, for it is seated in the heart.
So many times we thought we were going to get them there, and they would dart in another direction.
The munition with knives has been around since at least the Vietnam War.The military term for the warhead is flechettes, which are dart-like submunitions that are released and spread out in flight as an anti-personnel device, munitions have had a variety of warheads since before the Civil War, where they used everything from classic exploding cannonballs, todumbbell-shaped projectiles and grapeshot, which was basically shotgun-shell BBs (only much larger) that used mass and velocity as the engagement mechanism.
With care, and skill, and cunning art, She parried Time's malicious dart, And kept the years at bay, Till passion entered in her heart and aged her in a day!
There are two cars in particular, the Dodge Dart and the Chrysler 200, which will run their course but without creating additional capacity in the United States, we need to re-utilize ... plant infrastructure to try and deal with the development of both Jeep and the Ram brands.
Translations for dart
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- мятам, дартс, спускам се, стреличка, хуквам, хвърлямBulgarian
- singahtaa, keihäs, sännätä, singota, tikka, laskos, tikari, tikkapeli, singahdus, nuoli, rynnätä, sinkoutuaFinnish
- flèche, dard, trait, pli piquéFrench
- ダーツ, ダートJapanese
- neneti, netiMāori
- пикадо, стреличкаMacedonian
- lange ut, kaste, dart, bykse, spyd, kyle, skyte ut, komme i fullt firsprangNorwegian
- дротик, вытачка, дартсRussian
- pikado, ušitakSerbo-Croatian
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