a small amount of a substance that is added to something else
Add salt, pepper and a dash of vinegar.
a small amount of a quality that is added to something else
Add a dash of romance to your life with a trip to Paris.
an occasion when someone runs somewhere very quickly in order to get away from something or someone, or in order to reach them
run quickly[countable usually singular]
make a dash for something
He made a dash for the door.
The prisoners made a dash for freedom.
It's pouring with rain - we'll have to make a dash for it.
When the alarm went there was a mad dash for the exit.
a line [ - ] used in writing to separate two closely related parts of a sentence, as for example, in the sentence 'Go home - they're waiting for you.'
a long sound or flash of light used for sending messages in Morse code [↪ dot]
car[countable] American English
style, energy, and courage in someone such as a soldier
to look very impressive and attractive in particular clothes:
With her new image, she'll certainly cut a dash on her holiday cruise.