1 series of steps/movements to music
ADJ. little | fast, lively | slow, stately | traditional | ritual | ballroom, folk, square | rain | mating pigeons performing their mating dance
VERB + DANCE dance, do, perform In her delight she got up and did a little dance. | have May I have the next dance? I felt like having a dance. | like Would you like a dance? | sit out She had to sit out the last dance because of a twisted ankle.
DANCE + NOUN music, rhythm | routine, sequence, step | class, teacher | floor, hall, studio
2 social meeting with dancing
ADJ. barn | school | dinner, supper, tea
VERB + DANCE go to | hold
DANCE + NOUN band
PREP. at a/the ~ They met at a dance.
3 dancing as a form of art/entertainment
ADJ. contemporary, modern | classical
DANCE + NOUN company, troupe
PHRASES a school of dance, a style of dance
ADV. almost | wildly They danced wildly down the street. | about, around, away | together
VERB + DANCE ask sb to | want to
PREP. for He was almost dancing for joy. | to We danced to the music. | with Will you dance with me?