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dances

noun
plural of dance

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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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dances

verb
present tense third-person singular of dance

Synonyms & Antonyms of dances (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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“Dances.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dances. Accessed 5 Oct. 2022.

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