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English noun: dart

1. dart (artifact) a small narrow pointed missile that is thrown or shot

Broader (hypernym)missile, projectile

Narrower (hyponym)banderilla

2. dart (artifact) a tapered tuck made in dressmaking

Broader (hypernym)tuck

Part meronymgarment

3. dart (act) a sudden quick movement


Broader (hypernym)motility, motion, move, movement

English verb: dart

1. dart (motion) move along rapidly and lightly; skim or dart

SamplesThe hummingbird flitted among the branches.

Synonymsfleet, flit, flutter

Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Something is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)hurry, speed, travel rapidly, zip

Narrower (hyponym)butterfly

2. dart (motion) run or move very quickly or hastily

SamplesShe dashed into the yard.

Synonymsdash, flash, scoot, scud, shoot

Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)belt along, bucket along, cannonball along, hasten, hie, hotfoot, pelt along, race, rush, rush along, speed, step on it

Narrower (hyponym)plunge

Verb groupbuck, charge, shoot, shoot down, tear

3. dart (motion) move with sudden speed

SamplesHis forefinger darted in all directions as he spoke.

Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)hurl, hurtle, lunge, thrust

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