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noun 
  1. A sequence of rhythmic steps or movements performed to music, for pleasure or as a form of social interaction.
  2. A social gathering where dancing is designed to take place.
  3. (heraldry) A fess that has been modified to zig-zag across the center of a coat of arms from dexter to sinister.
  4. A genre of modern music characterised by sampled beats, repetitive rhythms and few lyrics.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: dans
  • French: danse
  • German: Tanz
  • Italian: ballo , danza
    (trans-mid)
  • Spanish: baile , danza
verb (danc, ing)
  1. (intransitive) To move with rhythmic steps or movements, especially in time to music.
I danced with her all night long.
  1. (intransitive) To leap or move rapidly with strong emotion.
His eyes danced with pleasure as he spoke.
  1. (transitive) To perform the steps to.
Have you ever danced the tango?
Translations: 
  • Dutch: dansen
  • French: danser
  • German: tanzen
  • Italian: ballare, danzare
  • Spanish: bailar, danzar
Etymology: From French, dance (noun), dancerOld French, dancer (verb) (modern danse, danser), of unknown origin.


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