Meaning of DASH in English


n. 25B6; verb

he dashed home : RUSH, race, run, sprint, bolt, dart, gallop, career, charge, shoot, hurtle, hare, fly, speed, zoom, scurry, scuttle, scamper; informal tear, belt, pelt, scoot, zip, whip, hotfoot it, leg it; Brit. informal bomb, go like the clappers; N. Amer. informal barrel.

he dashed the glass to the ground : HURL, smash, crash, slam, throw, toss, fling, pitch, cast, project, propel, send; informal chuck, heave, sling, bung; N. Amer. informal peg; dated shy.

rain dashed against the walls : BE HURLED, crash, smash; batter, strike, beat, pound, lash.

her hopes were dashed : SHATTER, destroy, wreck, ruin, crush, devastate, demolish, blight, overturn, scotch, spoil, frustrate, thwart, check; informal banjax, do for, blow a hole in, put paid to; Brit. informal scupper.

dawdle, raise.

25B6; noun

a dash for the door : RUSH, race, run, sprint, bolt, dart, leap, charge, bound, break; scramble.

a dash of salt : PINCH, touch, sprinkle, taste, spot, drop, dab, speck, smattering, sprinkling, splash, bit, modicum, little; informal smidgen, tad, lick.

he led off with such dash : VERVE, style, flamboyance, gusto, zest, confidence, self-assurance, elan, flair, vigour, vivacity, sparkle, brio, panache, éclat, vitality, dynamism; informal pizzazz, pep, oomph.

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