Definition of dash (noun)
- distinctive and stylish elegance
- a quick run
- synonyms: sprint
- a footrace run at top speed
- "he is preparing for the 100-yard dash"
- 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
- synonyms: hyphen
- the longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code
- synonyms: dah
- the act of moving with great haste
- "he made a dash for the door"
- synonyms: bolt
Definition of dash (verb)
- run or move very quickly or hastily
- break into pieces, as by striking or knocking over
- "Smash a plate"
- synonyms: smash
- hurl or thrust violently
- "He dashed the plate against the wall"; "Waves were dashing against the rock"
- synonyms: crash
- destroy or break
- "dashed ambitions and hopes"
- cause to lose courage
- add an enlivening or altering element to
- "blue paint dashed with white"
Source: Princeton University Wordnet