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1. dance

verb. ['ˈdæns'] move in a graceful and rhythmical way.

Synonyms

  • glissade
  • step
  • sashay
  • trip the light fantastic toe
  • chasse
  • move
  • trip the light fantastic

Antonyms

  • unwind
  • arrange
  • disengage
  • wind

Etymology

  • daunsen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dancer (Anglo-Norman)

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Words that Rhyme with Dance Step

  • misstep
  • boztepe
  • strep
  • ngueppe
  • steppe
  • stepp
  • schweppe
  • schnepp
  • schlepp
  • prep
  • kleppe
  • zepp
  • yep
  • shepp
  • shep
  • sepp
  • sep
  • schepp
  • repp
  • rep
  • pep
  • lepp
  • lep
  • knepp
  • kepp
  • heppe
  • hepp
  • hep
  • deppe
  • depp

2. dance

noun. ['ˈdæns'] an artistic form of nonverbal communication.

Synonyms

  • choreography
  • extension
  • art

Antonyms

  • recede
  • follow
  • fall
  • ascend

Etymology

  • daunsen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dancer (Anglo-Norman)

3. dance

verb. ['ˈdæns'] move in a pattern; usually to musical accompaniment; do or perform a dance.

Synonyms

  • tap
  • samba
  • rhumba
  • break dance
  • mosh
  • skank
  • tango
  • tap dance
  • square dance
  • hoof
  • one-step
  • tapdance
  • bop
  • jig
  • slam
  • boogie
  • cakewalk
  • Charleston
  • shag
  • jitterbug
  • waltz around
  • move
  • disco
  • polka
  • contredanse
  • cha-cha
  • waltz
  • foxtrot
  • country-dance
  • mambo
  • conga
  • grind
  • trip the light fantastic toe
  • clog
  • contradance
  • shimmy
  • bebop
  • jive
  • bump
  • kick
  • twist
  • two-step
  • belly dance
  • slam dance
  • break-dance
  • folk dance
  • heel
  • thrash
  • rumba
  • break
  • quickstep
  • trip the light fantastic

Antonyms

  • hop out
  • push
  • raise
  • pull

Etymology

  • daunsen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dancer (Anglo-Norman)

4. dance

noun. ['ˈdæns'] a party of people assembled for dancing.

Synonyms

  • ball

Antonyms

  • converge
  • enter

Etymology

  • daunsen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dancer (Anglo-Norman)

5. dance

verb. ['ˈdæns'] skip, leap, or move up and down or sideways.

Antonyms

  • back

Etymology

  • daunsen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dancer (Anglo-Norman)

6. step

noun. ['ˈstɛp'] any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal.

Synonyms

  • safeguard
  • tactical maneuver
  • maneuver
  • tactical manoeuvre
  • guard
  • porcupine provision
  • countermeasure
  • precaution
  • shark repellent
  • measure

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • injudiciousness
  • inactivity
  • standard

Etymology

  • stepe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • steppen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • steppan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. step

verb. ['ˈstɛp'] shift or move by taking a step.

Synonyms

  • backpedal
  • go
  • locomote
  • travel

Antonyms

  • function
  • come
  • malfunction
  • begin

Etymology

  • stepe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • steppen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • steppan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. step

noun. ['ˈstɛp'] the distance covered by a step.

Synonyms

  • pace
  • footstep
  • stride

Antonyms

  • enter
  • hop out
  • push
  • raise

Etymology

  • stepe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • steppen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • steppan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. step

verb. ['ˈstɛp'] put down or press the foot, place the foot.

Synonyms

  • move
  • step on
  • go
  • locomote
  • tread on
  • travel

Antonyms

  • go off
  • stop
  • appear
  • no-go

Etymology

  • stepe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • steppen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • steppan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. step

noun. ['ˈstɛp'] the act of changing location by raising the foot and setting it down.

Synonyms

  • locomotion
  • sidestep
  • stride
  • pas
  • pace
  • trip
  • travel
  • footstep

Antonyms

  • criticize
  • forbid
  • disallow
  • boycott

Etymology

  • stepe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • steppen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • steppan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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