|1.||[ verb ] run or move very quickly or hastily|
|Synonyms:||scoot shoot flash scud dart|
"She dashed into the yard"
|Related terms:||rush plunge cut_back tear iceboat scooter motor_scooter dart|
|2.||[ verb ] break into pieces, as by striking or knocking over|
"Smash a plate"
|Related terms:||break break smash knock|
|3.||[ noun ] (sport) a quick run|
|Related terms:||run break sprint|
|4.||[ noun ] distinctive and stylish elegance|
|Synonyms:||style flair panache elan|
"he wooed her with the confident dash of a cavalry officer"
|5.||[ verb ] hurl or thrust violently|
"He dashed the plate against the wall" "Waves were dashing against the rock"
|6.||[ 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|
|Related terms:||punctuation hyphenate|
|7.||[ noun ] (telecommunications) the longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code|
|Related terms:||telegraphic_signal Morse|
|8.||[ verb ] destroy or break|
"dashed ambitions and hopes"
|9.||[ verb ] cause to lose courage|
|Synonyms:||scare_off scare frighten_away daunt scare_away frighten_off pall|
"dashed by the refusal"
|Related terms:||intimidate panic|
|10.||[ verb ] add an enlivening or altering element to|
"blue paint dashed with white"
|11.||[ noun ] (sport) a footrace run at top speed|
"he is preparing for the 100-yard dash"
|12.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 7683|
|13.||[ noun ] the act of moving with great haste|
"he made a dash for the door"
|Related terms:||haste bolt|