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dance

[ dans, dahns ]
/ dæns, dɑns /
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verb (used without object), danced, danc·ing.
verb (used with object), danced, danc·ing.
noun
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Idioms about dance

Origin of dance

1250–1300; (v.) Middle English da(u)ncen<Anglo-French dancer, dauncer,Old French dancier, perhaps <Old High German *dansjan to lead (someone) to a dance; (noun) Middle English da(u)nce<Anglo-French; Old French dance, derivative of dancier

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British Dictionary definitions for dance

dance
/ (dɑːns) /

verb
noun

Derived forms of dance

danceable, adjectivedancer, noundancing, noun, adjective

Word Origin for dance

C13: from Old French dancier
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