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Definition of Dance


  1. To move with measured steps, or to a musical accompaniment; to go through, either alone or in company with others, with a regulated succession of movements, (commonly) to the sound of music; to trip or leap rhythmically.
  2. To move nimbly or merrily; to express pleasure by motion; to caper; to frisk; to skip about.
  3. To cause to dance, or move nimbly or merrily about, or up and down; to dandle.
  4. The leaping, tripping, or measured stepping of one who dances; an amusement, in which the movements of the persons are regulated by art, in figures and in accord with music.
  5. A tune by which dancing is regulated, as the minuet, the waltz, the cotillon, etc.
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Dance Translations

dance in Afrikaans is dans
dance in Danish is bal
dance in Dutch is bal, danspartij
dance in Finnish is tanssiaiset
dance in French is danser, dansent, dansons, dansez, bal, surpat
dance in German is Tanz, tanzen, tanzen, Tanz
dance in Italian is ballare, pallone, ballo
dance in Norwegian is dans
dance in Spanish is danza, danzar, bailar, baile
dance in Swedish is dansa