1. [noun] distinctive and stylish elegance; "he wooed her with the confident dash of a cavalry officer"
    Synonyms: elan, flair, panache, style

  2. [noun] a quick run
    Synonyms: sprint

  3. [noun] a footrace run at top speed; "he is preparing for the 100-yard dash"

  4. [noun] 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
    Synonyms: hyphen

  5. [noun] the longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code
    Synonyms: dah

  6. [noun] the act of moving with great haste; "he made a dash for the door"
    Synonyms: bolt

  7. [verb] run or move very quickly or hastily; "She dashed into the yard"
    Synonyms: dart, scoot, scud, flash, shoot

  8. [verb] break into pieces, as by striking or knocking over; "Smash a plate"
    Synonyms: smash

  9. [verb] hurl or thrust violently; "He dashed the plate against the wall"; "Waves were dashing against the rock"
    Synonyms: crash

  10. [verb] destroy or break; "dashed ambitions and hopes"

  11. [verb] cause to lose courage; "dashed by the refusal"
    Synonyms: daunt, scare off, pall, frighten off, scare away, frighten away, scare

  12. [verb] add an enlivening or altering element to; "blue paint dashed with white"


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