dash

All Noun Verb
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  • Info A dash is a punctuation mark that is similar to a hyphen or minus sign, but differs from both of these symbols primarily in length and function.
  • Dash was sent to a private school in order to receive a better education.
  • Her world, like a temple of glass, had come down dashing about her. Cited from The Spinner's Book of Fiction, by Various
  • It took less than an hour for the ship to be dashed to pieces.
  • Still others kept making dashes this way and that, as if they intended to cross. Cited from Dio's Rome, Volume V., Books 61-76 (A.D. 54-211), by Cassius Dio
  • He dashed into the house to find his friend, who had shot himself, dying.
  • Dash also features a training cup, which is given to players starting the game for the first time.
  • But the lieutenant gave the word, and the whole party dashed forward at a run. Cited from Held Fast For England, by G. A. Henty
  • They made repeated dashes, but could not break through for a long time.
  • She dashes around a corner and into the street where she is hit and killed by a car.
  • Next you will see a dash, then you will see a letter followed by a number in the second section.
  • No, I see him for the last time as he dashes into the passage. Cited from Facing the Flag, by Jules Verne
  • But any hopes of getting serious help from other French cities were soon dashed.
  • Old women there were in that crowd who felt that they could have run and won a hundred-yard dash! Cited from The Beautiful and Damned, by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • The night was very dark, and continued so throughout, with dashes of rain. Cited from Life in Canada Fifty Years Ago, by Canniff Haight
  • They are represented by a single bridge electronic level, which is the upper dashed line.
  • The prayer over, he dashes down to his party and they are off like the wind. Cited from My Three Days In Gilead, by Elmer U. Hoenshel
  • "I always do hear when you say your words as if they had little dashes under them." Cited from Lippincott's Magazine, October, 1877, Vol. XX. No. 118, by Various
  • It shall be seen for a hundred miles [he dashes into the house]. Cited from Heartbreak House, by George Bernard Shaw
  • He could think of nothing but the dashing away of his hopes. Cited from The Young Pitcher, by Zane Grey
  • However, a serious injury there dashed any hopes he had of a professional career.
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Meaning of dash

  • noun Distinctive and stylish elegance
    he wooed her with the confident dash of a cavalry officer
  • noun A quick run
  • noun A footrace run at top speed
    he is preparing for the 100-yard dash
  • noun The longer of the two telegraphic signals used in morse code
  • noun The act of moving with great haste
    he made a dash for the door
  • verb Destroy or break
    dashed ambitions and hopes
  • verb Add an enlivening or altering element to
    blue paint dashed with white