Word:

Dance

Pronunciation: dåns
v. i.1.To move with measured steps, or to a musical accompaniment; to go through, either alone or in company with others, with a regulated succession of movements, (commonly) to the sound of music; to trip or leap rhythmically.
[imp. & p. p. Danced ; p. pr. & vb. n. Dancing.]
Jack shall pipe and Gill shall dance.
- Wither.
2.To move nimbly or merrily; to express pleasure by motion; to caper; to frisk; to skip about.
Then, 'tis time to dance off.
- Thackeray.
Shadows in the glassy waters dance.
- Byron.
Where rivulets dance their wayward round.
- Wordsworth.
To dance on a rope
to be hanged.
v. t.1.To cause to dance, or move nimbly or merrily about, or up and down; to dandle.
To dance our ringlets to the whistling wind.
- Shak.
To dance attendance
to come and go obsequiously; to be or remain in waiting, at the beck and call of another, with a view to please or gain favor.
n.1.The leaping, tripping, or measured stepping of one who dances; an amusement, in which the movements of the persons are regulated by art, in figures and in accord with music.
2.(Mus.) A tune by which dancing is regulated, as the minuet, the waltz, the cotillon, etc.
Dance of Death
(Art) an allegorical representation of the power of death over all, - the old, the young, the high, and the low, being led by a dancing skeleton.
Morris dance
See Morris.
To lead one a dance
to cause one to go through a series of movements or experiences as if guided by a partner in a dance not understood.
Noun1.dance - an artistic form of nonverbal communication
2.dance - a party of people assembled for dancing
3.dance - taking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music
4.dance - a party for social dancing
Verb1.dance - move in a graceful and rhythmical way; "The young girl danced into the room"
2.dance - move in a pattern; usually to musical accompaniment; do or perform a dance; "My husband and I like to dance at home to the radio"
3.dance - skip, leap, or move up and down or sideways; "Dancing flames"; "The children danced with joy"
To dream that you are dancing, signifies freedom from constraints and harmony/balance with yourself. You are working in cooperation with yourself. It also represents frivolity, happiness, gracefulness, sensuality and sexual desires. Alternatively, it may signify intimacy and a union of the masculine and feminine aspects of you. To dream that you are attending or going to a dance, indicates a celebration and your attempts to achieve happiness. Consider the phrase the "dance of life" which suggests creation, ecstasy, and going with what life have to offer you. To see children dancing in your dream, signifies that you will have a comfortable home, and healthy, well-behaved children in the future. To see ritualistic dancing in your dream, denotes your need to get in touch with the spirit within..Charleston, Highland fling, Lambeth Walk, Mexican hat dance, Portland fancy, Virginia reel, Watusi, acid rock, allemande, antic, arabesque, assemblee, assembly, assignation, at home, avant-garde jazz, bal, bal costume, bal masque, ball, ballet, balletic, ballroom dancing, ballroom music, barn dance, beam, beat, beating, bebop, belly dance, bicker, bolero, boogaloo, boogie-woogie, bop, bourree, boutade, branle, brawl, breakdown, bunny hop, cakewalk, can-can, caracole, carol, carry on, caucus, cha-cha, chasse, chirp, chirrup, chonchina, choreodrama, choreography, clap hands, classical ballet, clog, colloquium, comedy ballet, commission, committee, conclave, concourse, conga, congregation, congress, conventicle, convention, convocation, cotillion, council, country dance, country rock, coupe, courante, curvet, cut a dido, cut capers, cut up, dance drama, dance music, dances, dancing, date, delight, diet, disport, eisteddfod, exult, fan dance, fancy-dress ball, fandango, festivity, fete, flamenco, flap, flick, flicker, flickering, flickering light, fling, flip, flitter, flop, flounce, flutter, fluttering, folk dance, folk rock, fool around, foot, foot it, forgathering, forum, fox trot, fox-trot, frisk, frolic, galliard, gambade, gambado, gambol, gathering, gavotte, german, get-together, glancing light, glory, glow, go pitapat, grapevine, gutter, hard rock, hokey-pokey, hoof, hoof it, hoofing, hootchy-kootchy, hop, hopak, hornpipe, horse around, hot jazz, housewarming, hover, hula, hula-hula, hustle, interpretative dance, jazz, jig, jive, joy, jubilate, kola, lambency, lancers, laugh, leap, levee, light show, lilt, limbo, lindy, mainstream jazz, mambo, mask, masked ball, masque, masquerade, masquerade ball, mazurka, meet, meeting, minuet, mixer, modern ballet, modern dance, monkey, musical suite, ox dance, pachanga, palpitate, palpitation, panel, party, pas, pas de deux, pas seul, paso doble, passamezzo, peabody, pitapat, pitter-patter, play, play of light, plenum, polka, polonaise, prom, promenade, pulse, quadrille, quaver, quickstep, quiver, quivering, quorum, radiate cheer, rag, ragtime, rain dance, rally, reception, record hop, reel, rejoice, rendezvous, revel, rhythm-and-blues, rigadoon, rock, rock-and-roll, rollick, romp, rumba, samba, sashay, seance, session, shake, shimmy, shindig, shindy, shuffle, sing, sit-in, sitting, skip for joy, slat, smile, snake dance, social, soiree, sparkle, splutter, sport, sputter, square dance, stag dance, step, strathspey, suite, suite of dances, swim, swing, sword dance, symposium, syncopated music, syncopation, synod, tango, tap dance, tap dancing, tap-dance, tarantella, tea dance, terpsichore, terpsichorean, the dansant, the new music, throb, tread, tremble, trepak, trip, truck, turkey trot, turnout, twist, valse, waltz, war dance, wave, waver, whistle, wobble
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