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dash

noun

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dash

verb

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1 to go at a pace faster than a walk
  • one sprinter dashed to the finish line in record-breaking time

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2 to proceed or move quickly
  • we dashed about in a panic, trying to get everything organized before the guests were scheduled to arrive

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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

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4 to wet or soil by striking with something liquid or mushy
  • our clothes were dashed with the mud of passing cars

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5 to cause (something liquid or mushy) to move along in sheets
  • a sudden jolt dashed the hot coffee onto the driver's lap

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

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“Dash.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dash. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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