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dance

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a social gathering for dancing
  • who are you taking to the dance on Saturday night?

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dance

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of dance (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to perform a series of usually rhythmic bodily movements to music
  • she can't resist dancing to her favorite rock bands

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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

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The first known use of dance was in the 14th century

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“Dance.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dance. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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