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Dash 1Definition: To throw with violence or haste; to cause to strike violently or hastily; often used with against.
Dash 2Definition: To break, as by throwing or by collision; to shatter; to crust; to frustrate; to ruin.
Dash 3Definition: To put to shame; to confound; to confuse; to abash; to depress.
Dash 4Definition: To throw in or on in a rapid, careless manner; to mix, reduce, or adulterate, by throwing in something of an inferior quality; to overspread partially; to bespatter; to touch here and there; as, to dash wine with water; to dash paint upon a picture.
Dash 5Definition: To form or sketch rapidly or carelessly; to execute rapidly, or with careless haste; with off; as, to dash off a review or sermon.
Dash 6Definition: To erase by a stroke; to strike out; knock out; with out; as, to dash out a word.
Dash 7Definition: To rust with violence; to move
impetuously; to strike violently; as, the
waves dash upon
Dash 8Definition: Violent striking together of two bodies; collision; crash.
Dash 9Definition: A sudden check; abashment;
frustration; ruin; as, his
hopes received a dash.
Dash 10Definition: A slight admixture, infusion, or adulteration; a partial overspreading; as, wine with a dash of water; red with a dash of purple.
Dash 11Definition: A rapid movement,
esp. one of short duration; a quick stroke or blow; a sudden onset or rush; as, a bold dash at the enemy; a dash of rain.
Dash 12Definition: Energy in style or action; animation; spirit.
Dash 13Definition: A vain show; a blustering parade; a flourish; as, to make or cut a great dash.
Dash 14Definition: A mark or line in writing or printing, denoting a sudden break, stop, or transition in a sentence, or an abrupt change in its construction, a long or significant pause, or an unexpected or epigrammatic turn of sentiment.
Dashes are also sometimes used instead of
marks or parenthesis.
Dash 15Definition: The sign of staccato, a small mark denoting that the note over which it is placed is to be performed in a short, distinct manner.
Dash 16Definition: The line drawn through a figure in the thorough bass, as a direction to raise the interval a semitone.
Dash 17Definition: A short, spirited effort or trial of speed upon a race course; used in horse racing, when a single trial
constitutes the race.
dash 18Definition: a quick run
dash 19Definition: the act of moving with great haste; "he made a dash for the door"
dash 20Definition: distinctive and stylish elegance; "he wooed her with the confident dash of a cavalry officer"
dash 21Definition: the longer of the two telegraphic
signals used in Morse code
dash 22Definition: 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
dash 23Definition: a footrace run at top speed; "he is preparing for the 100-yard dash"
dash 24Definition: add an enlivening or altering element to; "blue paint dashed with white"
dash 25Definition: break into
pieces, as by striking or knocking over; "Smash a plate"
dash 26Definition: hurl or thrust violently; "He dashed the plate against the wall";
"Waves were dashing against the rock"
dash 27Definition: cause to lose courage; "dashed by the refusal"
dash 28Definition: run or move very quickly or hastily; "She dashed into the yard"
dash 29Definition: destroy or break; "dashed