dash


dash is worth 8 points in the game of Scrabble

Definitions for the word, dash
(n.) A mark or line [--], in writing or printing, denoting a sudden break, stop, or transition in a sentence, or an abrupt change in its construction, a long or significant pause, or an unexpected or epigrammatic turn of sentiment. Dashes are also sometimes used instead of marks or parenthesis.
(n.) A rapid movement, esp. one of short duration; a quick stroke or blow; a sudden onset or rush; as, a bold dash at the enemy; a dash of rain.
(n.) A short, spirited effort or trial of speed upon a race course; -- used in horse racing, when a single trial constitutes the race.
(n.) A slight admixture, infusion, or adulteration; a partial overspreading; as, wine with a dash of water; red with a dash of purple.
(n.) A sudden check; abashment; frustration; ruin; as, his hopes received a dash.
(n.) A vain show; a blustering parade; a flourish; as, to make or cut a great dash.
(n.) Energy in style or action; animation; spirit.
(n.) The line drawn through a figure in the thorough bass, as a direction to raise the interval a semitone.
(n.) The sign of staccato, a small mark [/] denoting that the note over which it is placed is to be performed in a short, distinct manner.
(n.) Violent striking together of two bodies; collision; crash.
(v. i.) To rust with violence; to move impetuously; to strike violently; as, the waves dash upon rocks.
(v. t.) To break, as by throwing or by collision; to shatter; to crust; to frustrate; to ruin.
(v. t.) To erase by a stroke; to strike out; knock out; -- with out; as, to dash out a word.
(v. t.) To form or sketch rapidly or carelessly; to execute rapidly, or with careless haste; -- with off; as, to dash off a review or sermon.
(v. t.) To put to shame; to confound; to confuse; to abash; to depress.
(v. t.) To throw in or on in a rapid, careless manner; to mix, reduce, or adulterate, by throwing in something of an inferior quality; to overspread partially; to bespatter; to touch here and there; as, to dash wine with water; to dash paint upon a picture.
(v. t.) To throw with violence or haste; to cause to strike violently or hastily; -- often used with against.

15 words found in the Scrabble word, dash


4 letter words

dahs 8
shad 8

3 letter words

ads 4
ahs 6
ash 6
dah 7
had 7
has 6
sad 4
sha 6

2 letter words

ad 3
ah 5
as 2
ha 5
sh 5


Scrabble letter values
A is 1 points
B is 3 points
C is 3 points
D is 2 points
E is 1 points
F is 4 points
G is 2 points
H is 4 points
I is 1 points
J is 8 points
K is 5 points
L is 1 points
M is 3 points
N is 1 points
O is 1 points
P is 3 points
Q is 10 points
R is 1 points
S is 1 points
T is 1 points
U is 1 points
V is 4 points
W is 4 points
X is 8 points
Y is 4 points
Z is 10 points

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