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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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Rhymes with Song And Dance

  • underfinance
  • refinance
  • pomeranz
  • pomerance
  • lafrance
  • expanse
  • alamance
  • romance
  • perchance
  • mccance
  • finance
  • enhance
  • askance
  • advance
  • trance
  • stance
  • schranz
  • prance
  • glance
  • france
  • duran's
  • crance
  • vance
  • schanz
  • rance
  • nance
  • mance
  • lance
  • hance
  • chance

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. song

noun. ['ˈsɔŋ'] a short musical composition with words.

Synonyms

  • barcarolle
  • vocal
  • piece of music
  • aria
  • refrain
  • cradlesong
  • lay
  • requiem
  • words
  • coronach
  • drinking song
  • musical composition
  • piece
  • opus
  • anthem
  • oldie
  • prothalamion
  • chorus
  • folk song
  • ditty
  • lyric
  • love-song
  • threnody
  • torch song
  • folksong
  • lullaby
  • banquet song
  • lied
  • scolion
  • love song
  • prothalamium
  • folk ballad
  • roundelay
  • language
  • partsong
  • work song
  • berceuse
  • serenade
  • lament
  • golden oldie
  • composition
  • religious song
  • barcarole
  • ballad

Antonyms

  • disjoin
  • black
  • white
  • break

Etymology

  • sang (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. song

noun. ['ˈsɔŋ'] a distinctive or characteristic sound.

Antonyms

  • natural language

Etymology

  • sang (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. song

noun. ['ˈsɔŋ'] the act of singing.

Synonyms

  • carol
  • lullaby
  • strain
  • vocal music

Antonyms

  • soft
  • act
  • consume
  • disarrange

Etymology

  • sang (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. song

noun. ['ˈsɔŋ'] the characteristic sound produced by a bird.

Synonyms

  • birdcall
  • animal communication
  • two-note call
  • call
  • birdsong

Antonyms

  • stand
  • sit
  • sacred
  • professional

Etymology

  • sang (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

Sentences with song-and-dance


1. Noun Phrase
These festivities are harvest-oriented, but also serve to celebrate their ancestors and share their people’s myths and legends through song and dance.

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