Synonyms of dance in English:

dance


See definition of dance

verb

1‘he danced with her at the party’

SYNONYMS

trip, sway, spin, whirl, twirl, pirouette, gyrate

informal bop, disco, rock, shake a leg, hoof it, cut a rug, trip the light fantastic

North American informal get down, step it

archaic foot it, tread a measure

2‘a dozen sweet-faced little girls danced round me chanting’

SYNONYMS

caper, cavort, frisk, frolic, skip, prance, romp, gambol, jig, bound, leap, jump, spring, bob, hop, trip, bounce

rare rollick

3‘she could see flames dancing in the fireplace’

SYNONYMS

flicker, sparkle, twinkle, shimmer, leap, ripple, dart, play, flick, flit, quiver, jiggle, joggle, oscillate


noun

1‘they were going to a dance’

SYNONYMS

ball, discotheque

tea dance, dinner dance, masked ball, masquerade

North American prom, hoedown

thé dansant

informal disco, hop, bop