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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


Synonymsflit


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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