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dart

dart

 
pronunciation:
dart
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a short arrow thrown with the hand or shot from a gun.
 
similar words:
arrow, missile, projectile
definition 2: (plural, but used with a singular verb) a game in which these objects are thrown at a target.
Let's play darts.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: darted, darting, darts
definition 1: to move quickly; dash.
The lizard darted out of sight.
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synonyms:
dash, flit, fly, scoot, scurry, tear
similar words:
bolt, flash, hasten, hurry, leap, race, run, rush, scramble, speed, spring, sprint, whip, whisk
definition 2: to shoot out or send out suddenly.
The snake darted its tongue out.She darted a quick look at the boy she liked.
synonyms:
propel, thrust
similar words:
cast, fling, project, push, shoot, toss
derivation: dartingly (adv.)
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