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Synonyms of dash in English:


  • 1 he dashed home
    informal tear, belt, scoot, zip, whip, hotfoot it, leg it, bomb, barrel
    [Antonyms] dawdle
  • 2 he dashed the glass to the ground
    hurl, smash, crash, slam, throw, toss, fling, pitch, cast, project, propel, send
    informal chuck, heave, sling, peg
  • 3 rain dashed against the walls
    be hurled, crash, smash;
    batter, strike, beat, pound, lash
  • 4 her hopes were dashed
    shatter, destroy, wreck, ruin, crush, devastate, demolish, blight, overturn, scotch, spoil, frustrate, thwart, check
    informal blow a hole in, scuttle
    [Antonyms] raise
  • noun

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  • 1 a dash for the door
    rush, race, run, sprint, bolt, dart, leap, charge, bound, break;
  • 2 a dash of salt
    pinch, touch, sprinkle, taste, spot, drop, dab, speck, smattering, sprinkling, splash, bit, modicum, little
    informal smidgen, tad, lick
  • 3 he led off with such dash
    verve, style, flamboyance, gusto, zest, confidence, self-assurance, elan, flair, vigor, vivacity, sparkle, brio, panache, éclat, vitality, dynamism
    informal pizzazz, pep, oomph
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