- = rush, run, race, shoot, fly, career, speed, spring, tear, bound, hurry, barrel (along) (informal, mainly, US & Canadian), sprint, bolt, dart, hasten, scurry, haste, stampede, burn rubber (informal), make haste, hotfoot •
Suddenly she dashed out into the garden.
opposites: walk, crawl, dawdle
- = throw, cast, pitch, slam, toss, hurl, fling, chuck (informal), propel, project, sling, lob (informal) •
She dashed the doll against the stone wall.
- = crash, break, smash, shatter, shiver, splinter •
The waves dashed against the side of the ship.
- = disappoint, ruin, frustrate, crush, shatter, spoil, overturn, wipe out, foil, undo, thwart, scotch, blight, dampen, confound, put the kibosh on (informal), crool or cruel (Australian, slang) •
They had their hopes raised and then dashed.
- = rush, run, race, sprint, bolt, dart, spurt, sortie •
a 160-mile dash to hospital
- = drop, little, bit, shot (informal), touch, spot, suggestion, trace, hint, pinch, sprinkling, tot, trickle, nip, tinge, soupçon (French) •
Add a dash of balsamic vinegar.
opposites: much, lot
- = style, spirit, flair, flourish, vigour, verve, panache, élan, brio, vivacity •
He played with great fire and dash.
'dash' in Other Languages
- British English: dash If you dash somewhere, you run or go there quickly and suddenly.Suddenly she dashed down to the cellar.dæʃ VERB
- Arabic: يَنْدَفِعُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: sair apressadamente
- Chinese: 猛冲
- Croatian: jurnuti
- Czech: pádit
- Danish: fare
- Dutch: vooruitstormen
- European Spanish: lanzarse a
- Finnish: rynnätä
- French: se presser
- German: eilen
- Greek: ορμώ
- Italian: precipitarsi
- Japanese: 突進する
- Korean: 돌진하다
- Norwegian: styrte
- Polish: popędzić pędzić
- Portuguese: sair apressadamente
- Romanian: a da buzna
- Russian: мчаться
- Spanish: correr
- Swedish: störta
- Thai: ถลาไปอย่างรวดเร็ว
- Turkish: hızla koşmak
- Ukrainian: мчати помчати
- Vietnamese: lao tới
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