Dance meaning

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The definition of a dance is a group of rhythmic movements and steps set to music or a social gathering where people participate in rhythmic movements and steps set to music.

An example of dance is the salsa.

An example of dance is the prom.

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To perform the steps to.

Have you ever danced the tango?

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An act of communication by dancing.

A peacock's courtship dance.

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The art of dancing.

Studied dance in college.

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(intransitive) To leap or move lightly and rapidly.

His eyes danced with pleasure as he spoke. She accused her political opponent of dancing around the issue instead of confronting it.

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To appear to flash or twinkle.

Eyes that danced with merriment.

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To engage in or perform (a dance).
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To lead (someone) in a dance.
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To cause to move up and down quickly or lightly.

Danced the child on her knee.

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A party or gathering of people for dancing.
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Dance is defined as to move the feet and body to rhythm.

An example of dance is to engage in the salsa.

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To move rhythmically usually to music, using prescribed or improvised steps and gestures.
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A series of motions and steps, such as the waltz or tango, usually performed to music.
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The act or an instance of dancing.

May I have this dance?

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The music composed or played for a certain kind of dance or for a particular dance.
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To move the body and feet in rhythm, ordinarily to music.
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To take part in or perform a dance.
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To move lightly and gaily; caper.
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To bob up and down.
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To be stirred into rapid movement, as leaves in a wind.
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To take part in or perform (a dance)
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To cause to dance.
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To cause to move lightly, bob up and down, etc.
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Rhythmic movement of the body and feet, ordinarily to music.
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A particular kind of dance, as the waltz, tango, etc.
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The art of dancing, esp. as performed in ballet or modern dance.
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A piece of music for dancing.
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Rapid, lively movement.
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Any elaborate or ritualized sequence of actions, specif., an instinctive one performed by two animals as a part of courting or mating.
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A party to which people come to dance.
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One round of dancing at such a party.
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A sequence of rhythmic steps or movements usually performed to music, for pleasure or as a form of social interaction.
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A social gathering where dancing is designed to take place.
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(heraldry) A fess that has been modified to zig-zag across the center of a coat of arms from dexter to sinister.
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A genre of modern music characterised by sampled beats, repetitive rhythms and few lyrics.
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(uncountable) The art, profession, and study of dancing.
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(intransitive) To move with rhythmic steps or movements, especially in time to music.

I danced with her all night long.

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To cause to dance, or move nimbly or merrily about.
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To perform a specialized set of movements to communicate chiefly with other members of the same species.
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To speak or behave in an evasive or vacillating manner.

Danced around the issue.

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To move or leap about excitedly.
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To bob up and down or move about rapidly.

The leaves danced in the wind.

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Origin of dance

Middle English daunsen, from Anglo-Norman dancer, dauncer (“to dance”) (compare Old French dancier), from Frankish *dansōn (“to draw, to pull, to gesture”) (compare Old High German dansōn (“to draw, pull”)), from Proto-Germanic *dansōną.