Associations to the word «Dash»


DASH, noun. (typography) Any of the following symbols: ‒ (figure dash), – (en dash), — (em dash), or ― (horizontal bar).
DASH, noun. A short run.
DASH, noun. A small quantity of a liquid substance; less than 1/8 of a teaspoon.
DASH, noun. Vigor.
DASH, noun. A dashboard.
DASH, noun. One of the two symbols of Morse code.
DASH, noun. (Nigeria) A bribe or gratuity.
DASH, noun. (obsolete) (euphemistic) A stand-in for a censored word, like "Devil" or "damn". (Compare deuce.)
DASH, verb. (intransitive) To run quickly or for a short distance.
DASH, verb. (intransitive) (informal) To leave or depart.
DASH, verb. (transitive) To destroy by striking (against).
DASH, verb. (transitive) To throw violently.
DASH, verb. (transitive) To sprinkle; to splatter.
DASH, verb. (transitive) (of hopes or dreams) To ruin; to destroy.
DASH, verb. (transitive) To dishearten; to sadden.
DASH, verb. (transitive) To complete hastily, usually with down or off.
DASH, verb. To draw quickly; jot.
DASH, verb. To throw in or on in a rapid, careless manner; to mix, reduce, or adulterate, by throwing in something of an inferior quality; to overspread partially; to bespatter; to touch here and there.
DASH, interjection. (euphemistic) Damn!
DASH CAM, noun. Alternative form of dashcam
DASH CAMS, noun. Plural of dash cam
DASH CHERRY, noun. (US) (informal) the red rotating light put on a police car's dashboard to indicate an emergency.
DASH DOWN, verb. (transitive) to write (something) quickly
DASH OFF, verb. (intransitive) To leave a place quickly or briefly.
DASH OFF, verb. (transitive) (idiomatic) To write quickly or informally.

Dictionary definition

DASH, noun. Distinctive and stylish elegance; "he wooed her with the confident dash of a cavalry officer".
DASH, noun. A quick run.
DASH, noun. A footrace run at top speed; "he is preparing for the 100-yard dash".
DASH, noun. A punctuation mark (-) used between parts of a compound word or between the syllables of a word when the word is divided at the end of a line of text.
DASH, noun. The longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code.
DASH, noun. The act of moving with great haste; "he made a dash for the door".
DASH, verb. Run or move very quickly or hastily; "She dashed into the yard".
DASH, verb. Break into pieces, as by striking or knocking over; "Smash a plate".
DASH, verb. Hurl or thrust violently; "He dashed the plate against the wall"; "Waves were dashing against the rock".
DASH, verb. Destroy or break; "dashed ambitions and hopes".
DASH, verb. Cause to lose courage; "dashed by the refusal".
DASH, verb. Add an enlivening or altering element to; "blue paint dashed with white".

Wise words

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Edward George Bulwer-Lytton