part of speech: verb

inflections: dances, dancing, danced

definition 1: to move the feet and body in a rhythmic way, usually to music.

  • Everyone got up and danced when the band started playing.

definition 2: to jump or skip along in excitement.

  • She was so happy she danced down the hall.

definition 3: to move quickly and lightly in a way that suggests dancing.

  • The treetops danced in the wind.part of speech: noun

definition 1: a set pattern of steps or movements usually done to music.

  • The waltz was a popular dance in the 1800s.

definition 2: The art of dancing.

  • She is studying music and dance.

definition 3: a party or gathering where people come to dance.

  • The school dance is on Saturday night.

definition 4: an act of dancing; one turn of dancing.

  • He chose a partner for the last dance of the evening.

Word Builder: dance +

dancer: a person who dances.
dancing: the act of moving the body with rhythm.