Definitions For Dash

noun

  • A quick run
  • The act of moving with great haste
  • Distinctive and stylish elegance
  • The longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code
  • 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
  • A footrace run at top speed
  • A punctuation mark — that is used especially to show a break in thought or in the structure of a sentence (as in “We don't know where—or how—the problem began.”)
  • A small amount of something that is added to something else
  • The act of running or moving quickly or suddenly in a particular direction or to a particular place

verb

  • Add an enlivening or altering element to
  • Break into pieces, as by striking or knocking over
  • Hurl or thrust violently
  • Cause to lose courage
  • Run or move very quickly or hastily
  • Destroy or break
  • To run or move quickly or suddenly
  • To hit something in a violent and forceful way
  • To break or destroy (something) by throwing or hitting it against something

Is Dash a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
8
Words with Friends
7

The word Dash is worth 8 points in Scrabble and 7 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Dash in a Sentence

  • I'm sorry, but I must dash. I'm late.
  • She dashed down the hallway to the bathroom.
  • People were dashing inside to get out of the rain.
  • We made a dash for the exit.
  • The cavalry officer's dash and enthusiasm inspired his men to follow him into battle

Synonyms for Dash

Antonyms for Dash

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