[ UK /dˈæʃ/ ]
[ US /ˈdæʃ/ ]
  1. 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
  2. distinctive and stylish elegance
    he wooed her with the confident dash of a cavalry officer
  3. the act of moving with great haste
    he made a dash for the door
  4. the longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code
  5. a footrace run at top speed
    he is preparing for the 100-yard dash
  6. a quick run
  1. hurl or thrust violently
    Waves were dashing against the rock
    He dashed the plate against the wall
  2. add an enlivening or altering element to
    blue paint dashed with white
  3. destroy or break
    dashed ambitions and hopes
  4. break into pieces, as by striking or knocking over
    Smash a plate
  5. run or move very quickly or hastily
    She dashed into the yard
  6. cause to lose courage
    dashed by the refusal
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How To Use dash In A Sentence

  • His season may have turned on a couple of bits of skill and a small dash of luck. Times, Sunday Times
  • The helicopter then touches down so that the same man, known as a mugger, can dash in and use a syringe to administer a mild sedative to the animal. Craigdailypress.com stories
  • He made frantic dash for the departing train.
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  • The look should be tough, not twinkly, so apply dark colours in a slapdash way. Times, Sunday Times
  • No bride unless your name rhymes with Schmim Schmardashian wants to spend more than she has to on her wedding. The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com
  • I've given you the password to my heart in all its anagrammatic permutations; but you seem to insist this is nothing but a start; so herewith, at last comes the story of my first puppy— Spill
  • The dashboard shows alerts and errors at a glance.
  • The guys were clean-cut and dashing, the girls were curly-haired and red-lipped.
  • A dashing swashbuckler of love, loss, and revenge in the midst of a plot to hide a conspiracy involving Napoleon's return to power.
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