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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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