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Dance vs. Dancing

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  • Dance (noun)

    A sequence of rhythmic steps or movements usually performed to music, for pleasure or as a form of social interaction.

  • Dance (noun)

    A social gathering where dancing is the main activity.

  • Dance (noun)

    A normally horizontal stripe called a fess that has been modified to zig-zag across the center of a coat of arms from dexter to sinister.

  • Dance (noun)

    A genre of modern music characterised by sampled beats, repetitive rhythms and few lyrics.

  • Dance (noun)

    The art, profession, and study of dancing.

  • Dance (noun)

    A piece of music with a particular dance rhythm.page=387

  • Dance (verb)

    To move with rhythmic steps or movements, especially in time to music.

    "I danced with her all night long."

  • Dance (verb)

    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."

  • Dance (verb)

    To perform the steps to.

    "Have you ever danced the tango?"

  • Dance (verb)

    To cause to dance, or move nimbly or merrily about.

  • Dancing (noun)

    The activity of taking part in a dance.

  • Dancing (noun)

    A dance club in France.

  • Dancing (verb)

    present participle of dance

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  • Dance (verb)

    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.

  • Dance (verb)

    To move nimbly or merrily; to express pleasure by motion; to caper; to frisk; to skip about.

  • Dance

    To cause to dance, or move nimbly or merrily about, or up and down; to dandle.

  • Dance (noun)

    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.

  • Dance (noun)

    A tune by which dancing is regulated, as the minuet, the waltz, the cotillon, etc.

  • Dancing

    from Dance.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Dance (noun)

    an artistic form of nonverbal communication

  • Dance (noun)

    a party of people assembled for dancing

  • Dance (noun)

    taking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music

  • Dance (noun)

    a party for social dancing

  • Dance (verb)

    move in a graceful and rhythmical way;

    "The young girl danced into the room"

  • Dance (verb)

    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"

  • Dance (verb)

    skip, leap, or move up and down or sideways;

    "Dancing flames"

    "The children danced with joy"

  • Dancing (noun)

    taking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music

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