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dance

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of dance

  1. a social gathering for dancing <who are you taking to the dance on Saturday night?> Synonyms ball, cotillion (also cotillon), formal, hop, prom Related Words blowout, celebration, event, festival, festivity, fete (or fête), gala, masque (also mask), masquerade, mixer, party, reception, shindig, soiree (or soirée); hoedown, square dance




dance

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of dance

  1. 1 to perform a series of usually rhythmic bodily movements to music <she can't resist dancing to her favorite rock bands> Synonyms foot (it), hoof (it), step Related Words prance, strut, trip; boogie (also boogy or boogey), bop, fox-trot, gavotte, jig, jitterbug, jive, mambo, polka, shag, shimmy, shuffle, tango, tap-dance, twist, waltz; tread Phrases shake a leg, trip the light fantastic

  2. 2 to make an irregular series of quick, sudden movements <the lithe boxer danced around the ring, staying just out of the reach of his opponent> Synonyms flit, dart, flick, flicker, flirt, flitter, flutter, zipRelated Words dash, fly, sail, shoot, speed, sprint, zing, zoom; scamper, scud, scurry, scuttle, skip, skitter; meander, ramble, roam, wanderNear Antonyms float, hang, hover




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