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Definition of 'dance'


  1. an artistic form of nonverbal communication
  2. a party of people assembled for dancing
  3. taking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music
       Synonyms: dancing terpsichore saltation
  4. a party for social dancing


  1. move in a graceful and rhythmical way; "The young girl danced into the room"
  2. move in a pattern; usually to musical accompaniment; do or perform a dance; "My husband and I like to dance at home to the radio"
       Synonyms: trip the light fantastic trip the light fantastic toe
  3. skip, leap, or move up and down or sideways; "Dancing flames"; "The children danced with joy"

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