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Definitions of dance

  1. To leap or move with measured step to music; to leap and frisk about; to move nimbly or up and down. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To dandle; leap, quiver, flit, or skip lightly. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. To cause to dance, or move nimbly or merrily about, or up and down; to dandle. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To give a dancing motion to; perform; as, to dance a jig. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. To cause to dance or jump. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6. To move with measured steps, or to a musical accompaniment; to go through, either alone or in company with others, with a regulated succession of movements, (commonly) to the sound of music; to trip or leap rhythmically. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. To move nimbly or merrily; to express pleasure by motion; to caper; to frisk; to skip about. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. The leaping, tripping, or measured stepping of one who dances; an amusement, in which the movements of the persons are regulated by art, in figures and in accord with music. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. A tune by which dancing is regulated, as the minuet, the waltz, the cotillon, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. To move the body and feet rhythmically to music; perform the figures of a dance; move nimbly or merrily. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  11. To move with measured steps to music. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  12. To move with varied steps to musical time. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  13. move in a pattern; usually to musical accompaniment; do or perform a dance; "My husband and I like to dance at home to the radio" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. move in a graceful and rhythmical way; "The young girl danced into the room" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  15. To make to dance: to dandle. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  16. To move nimbly; to leap and frisk about; to move with measured steps. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  17. taking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  18. an artistic form of nonverbal communication Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  19. a party for social dancing Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  20. a party of people assembled for dancing Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  21. A regulated movement of the feet to a rhythmical musical accompaniment; a dancing party, less formal than a ball; one round of dancing. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  22. The movement of one or more persons with measured steps to music. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  23. A series of rhythmic concerted movements timed to music. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  24. A dancing party; tune to dance by. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  25. Dancer. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  26. A stepping with motions of the body adjusted to the measure of a tune, particularly of two or more in concert. Dance of death, an allegorical representation, of a more or less grimly humorous character, of the universal power of death. To dance attendance, to wait upon so as to gain favour by obsequious attentions. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

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Usage examples for dance

  1. How did you like the dance – Beyond by John Galsworthy
  2. I am engaged to Dick for the next dance – The Bars of Iron by Ethel May Dell
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