Definition of "Dash" :
noun: a quick run
noun: the act of moving with great haste
"He made a dash for the door."
noun: distinctive and stylish elegance
"He wooed her with the confident dash of a cavalry officer."
noun: the longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code
noun: a punctuation mark (-) used between parts of a compound word or between the syllables of a word when the word is divided at the end of a line of text
noun: a footrace run at top speed
"He is preparing for the 100-yard dash."
verb: add an enlivening or altering element to
"Blue paint dashed with white."
verb: break into pieces, as by striking or knocking over
verb: hurl or thrust violently
"He dashed the plate against the wall."
verb: cause to lose courage
"Dashed by the refusal."
verb: run or move very quickly or hastily
"She dashed into the yard."
verb: destroy or break
"Dashed ambitions and hopes."