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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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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. dance

noun. ['ˈdæns'] taking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music.

Synonyms

  • choreography
  • performing arts
  • ritual dancing
  • skank
  • phrase
  • recreation
  • pas de quatre
  • pas seul
  • pavan
  • social dancing
  • saraband
  • nautch dance
  • pavane
  • diversion
  • stage dancing
  • nautch
  • dancing
  • variation
  • adagio
  • ceremonial dance
  • step dancing
  • mambo
  • terpsichore
  • pas de deux
  • pas de trois
  • duet
  • saltation
  • break dancing
  • toe dance
  • nauch
  • slam dance
  • slam dancing
  • hoofing
  • ritual dance
  • courante
  • toe dancing

Antonyms

  • ride
  • defeat
  • open
  • descend

Etymology

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

7. rain

noun. ['ˈreɪn'] water falling in drops from vapor condensed in the atmosphere.

Synonyms

  • monsoon
  • rainstorm
  • precipitation
  • mizzle
  • soaker
  • raindrop
  • drizzle
  • downfall
  • rain shower
  • waterspout
  • rainfall
  • deluge
  • torrent
  • pelter
  • shower
  • downpour

Antonyms

  • better
  • praise
  • dry
  • inflate

Etymology

  • reyn (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. rain

verb. ['ˈreɪn'] precipitate as rain.

Synonyms

  • precipitate
  • pitter-patter
  • pelt
  • spit
  • drizzle
  • come down
  • sprinkle
  • patter
  • shower down
  • rain cats and dogs
  • fall
  • stream
  • pour
  • mizzle
  • rain down
  • spatter
  • shower

Antonyms

  • appreciate
  • lengthen
  • strengthen
  • crescendo

Etymology

  • reyn (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. rain

noun. ['ˈreɪn'] drops of fresh water that fall as precipitation from clouds.

Synonyms

  • fresh water
  • freshwater

Antonyms

  • accelerate
  • stretch
  • increase

Etymology

  • reyn (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. rain

noun. ['ˈreɪn'] anything happening rapidly or in quick successive.

Synonyms

  • sequence
  • successiveness
  • pelting
  • succession
  • chronological succession

Antonyms

  • ascend
  • rise
  • defend
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • reyn (Middle English (1100-1500))
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