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Verb: dance  dãn(t)s
  1. (dancing) 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";
    - trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toe
     
  2. Move in a graceful and rhythmical way
    "The young girl danced into the room"
     
  3. Skip, leap, or move up and down or sideways
    "Dancing flames"; "The children danced with joy"
Noun: dance  dãn(t)s
  1. Taking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music
    - dancing, terpsichore, saltation
     
  2. The art of dancing
     
  3. A party of people assembled for dancing
     
  4. A party for social dancing

Derived forms: dancing, dances, danced

Type of: art, diversion, fine art, move, party, performing arts, recreation

Encyclopedia: Dance, Little Lady