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Definitions of dash:
  • noun:   a quick run
  • noun:   the act of moving with great haste
    Example: "He made a dash for the door"
  • noun:   distinctive and stylish elegance
    Example: "He wooed her with the confident dash of a cavalry officer"
  • noun:   the longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code
  • noun:   a footrace run at top speed
    Example: "He is preparing for the 100-yard 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
  • verb:   destroy or break
    Example: "Dashed ambitions and hopes"
  • verb:   add an enlivening or altering element to
    Example: "Blue paint dashed with white"
  • verb:   run or move very quickly or hastily
    Example: "She dashed into the yard"
  • verb:   break into pieces, as by striking or knocking over
  • verb:   hurl or thrust violently
    Example: "He dashed the plate against the wall"
  • verb:   cause to lose courage
    Example: "Dashed by the refusal"
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #7683)

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