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British English: /dɑːns/
American English: /dæns/

Translation of dance in German:

intransitive verb

  • 1 dance to somebody's tune [figurative]
    nach jemandes Pfeife tanzen
  • 2 (jump about, skip) dance about in agony/with rage
    vor Schmerzen/Zorn rasen
    dance for joy
    vor Freude an die Decke springen
    einen Freudentanz aufführen
  • 3 (bob up and down) the boat was dancing on the waves
    das Boot tanzte od. schaukelte auf den Wellen

transitive verb

  • 1 dance attendance on somebody [figurative]
    jemanden vorn und hinten bedienen [informal]
    um jemanden herumscharwenzeln [informal] [pejorative]


  • 1
    Tanz Mask.
    lead somebody a [merry] dance [figurative]
    jemanden [schön] an der Nase herumführen
  • 3 (tune in dance rhythm)
    Tanz Mask.
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