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dash

noun

dash

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of dash

  1. 1 to go at a pace faster than a walk one sprinter dashed to the finish line in record-breaking time Synonyms of dash run, gallop, jog, scamper, sprint, trip, trotWords Related to dash bound, canter, leap, lope, shag, skip, spring; barrel, belt, blast, blaze, blow, bolt, bomb [slang], bowl, breeze, bustle, buzz, cannonball, careen, course, foot (it), hare, hasten, hie, hoof (it), hotfoot (it), hump, hurl, hurry, hurtle, hustle, jet, leg (it), pelt, race, ram, rip, rocket, rush, rustle, shoot, speed, tear, whirl, whisk, zip, zoom; nip, patter, scoot, scurry, scuttle, step (along)Near Antonyms of dash amble, saunter, shamble, shuffle, stroll; crawl, creep, dally, dawdle, dillydally, drag, lag, linger, loiter, poke, tarry; lumber, plod, trudge; hobble, limp

  2. 2 to proceed or move quickly we dashed about in a panic, trying to get everything organized before the guests were scheduled to arrive Synonyms of dash barrel, belt, blast, blaze, blow, bolt, bomb [slang], bowl, breeze, bundle, bustle, buzz, cannonball, careen, career, chase, course, crack (on), hurry, drive, fly, hare, hasten, hie, highball, hotfoot (it), hump, hurl, hurtle, hustle, jet, jump, motor, nip, pelt, race, ram, rip, rocket, run, rush, rustle, scoot, scurry, scuttle, shoot, speed, step, tear, travel, trot, whirl, whisk, zip, zoomWords Related to dash beetle, dart, flit, scamper, scud, scuffle; stampede, streak, whiz (or whizz); gallop, jog, sprint; accelerate, quicken, step out; catch up, fast-forward, outpace, outrun, outstrip, overtake; arrow, beelineNear Antonyms of dash dally, dawdle, dillydally, drag, hang (around or out), lag, linger, loiter, poke, tarry; amble, lumber, plod, saunter, shuffle, stroll; decelerate, slow (down or up)Antonyms of dash crawl, creep, poke

  3. 3 to send through the air especially with a quick forward motion of the arm she dashed water in his face in an attempt to wake him up Synonyms of dash cast, catapult, chuck, throw, fire, fling, heave, hurl, hurtle, launch, lob, loft, peg, pelt, pitch, sling, tossWords Related to dash bowl, dart, flip, gun, hook, pass, roll, shoot; buck, eject, impel, precipitate, project, propel, rifle, thrust

  4. 4 to wet or soil by striking with something liquid or mushy our clothes were dashed with the mud of passing cars Synonyms of dash bespatter, splash, plash, spatter, splatterWords Related to dash drench, drown, impregnate, saturate, soak, sop, souse, steep; bathe, douse (also dowse), wash, water; slop, slush, spray, sprinkle, squirt

  5. 5 to cause (something liquid or mushy) to move along in sheets a sudden jolt dashed the hot coffee onto the driver's lap Synonyms of dash splash, slop, slosh, spatter, swashWords Related to dash dabble, lap, plash, wash; spray, sprinkle, spritz; squirt

  6. 6 to make sad she's always dashed by the failure of her matchmaking efforts Synonyms of dash bum (out), burden, depress, deject, get down, oppress, sadden, weigh downWords Related to dash ail, distress, trouble; afflict, torment, torture; daunt, demoralize, discourage, dishearten, dismay, dispirit, get down, unnerve; agitate, bother, concern, discomfort, discompose, disquiet, disturb, exercise, freak (out), perturb, undo, unhinge, unsettle, upset, worryNear Antonyms of dash animate, enliven, invigorate; assure, comfort, console, reassure, solace, soothe; excite, inspire, stimulate; elate, exhilarate; encourage, hearten; delight, gratify, please; boost, elevate, lift, upliftAntonyms of dash brighten, buoy, cheer (up), gladden, lighten, rejoice



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