- (typography) The symbol " (en-dash) or " (em-dash)
verb (dash, es)
- sometimes dash is also used colloquially to refer to the symbol - (hyphen)
- A short run.
- A small quantity of a liquid substance; less than 1/8 of a teaspoon.
- Add a of vinegar
- A dashboard.
- One of the two symbols of Morse code.
- (intransitive) To run quickly or for a short distance.
- He dashed across the field.
- (context, intransitive, informal) To leave or depart.
- I have to now. See you soon.
- (transitive) To destroy by striking (against).
- He dashed the bottle against the bar and turned about to fight.
- (transitive) To throw violently.
- The man was dashed from the vehicle during the accident.
- (transitive) To sprinkle; to splatter.
- (transitive) To ruin; to destroy.
- Her hopes were dashed when she saw the damage.
- (transitive) To dishearten; to sadden.
- Her thoughts were dashed to melancholy.
- (transitive) To complete hastily, usually with down or off.
- He dashed down his eggs, she dashed off her homework
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