Synonyms of dash in English:



  • 1 he dashed home
    rush, race, run, sprint, bolt, dart, gallop, career, charge, shoot, hurtle, careen, fly, speed, zoom, scurry, scuttle, scamper
    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
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  • 1 a dash for the door
    rush, race, run, sprint, bolt, dart, leap, charge, bound, break; scramble
  • 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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