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[dɑːn(t)s] брит. / амер.

  1. гл.

    1. танцевать, плясать

    2. плясать, прыгать, скакать; качаться, кружиться

    3. заставлять танцевать; вести в танце

    4. достигать чего-л. при помощи танца

    5. разг.; амер.; = dance around

      избегать, уклоняться; колебаться, проявлять неуверенность, нерешительность

  2. сущ.

    1. танец; пляска

    2. вид танца

    3. искусство танца, танцевальное искусство

    4. танцевальная музыка

    5. танец, тур (танца)

    6. бал, танцевальный вечер; танцы

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  2. v

    танцевать; плясать

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But society doesn't allow you to dance, to celebrate, so society has to see that you never have more energy than necessary.
Но общество не позволяет вам танцевать, праздновать, потому что общество должно следить, чтобы энергии у вас никогда не было больше, чем необходимо.
Osho, Bhagvan Shree Rajneesh / The Empty Boat: Encounters with NothingnessОшо Бхагван Шри Раджниш / Пустая лодка
Пустая лодка
Ошо Бхагван Шри Раджниш
© Osho International Foundation 1974, 1993
© "Общество Ведической культуры" 1995
© Swami Atmo Ravi, 1994 перевод
The Empty Boat: Encounters with Nothingness
Osho, Bhagvan Shree Rajneesh
© 2008, OSHO International Foundation
In the fifth figure, when my partner had to leave me for the other side and I, counting the beats, was getting ready to dance my solo, she pursed her lips gravely and looked in another direction; but her fears for me were groundless.
В пятой фигуре, когда моя дама перебежала от меня на другую сторону и когда я, выжидая такт, приготовлялся делать соло, Сонечка серьезно сложила губки и стала смотреть в сторону.
Толстой, Л.Н. / ДетствоTolstoy, Leo / Childhood
Tolstoy, Leo
© 2007 Objective Systems Pty Ltd
Толстой, Л.Н.
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1960
"It isn't only the dance," she said.
— Дело не только в танцах, — сказала она.
Wells, Herbert George / Ann VeronicaУэллс, Герберт / Анна-Вероника
Уэллс, Герберт
© Издательство "Правда", 1964
Ann Veronica
Wells, Herbert George
© the Literary Executors of the Estate of H. G. Wells
The dance around the golden Nobel medallion began over a 100 years ago, and is still going strong.
Танец вокруг золотого Нобелевского медальона начался больше 100 лет назад и до сих пор набирает силу.
© Project Syndicate 1995 – 2011
© Project Syndicate 1995 – 2011
There were only a few people dancing, and Schuyler worried they would look conspicuous as the youngest people on the dance floor by several decades.
Танцующих было мало; Оливер с Шайлер оказались самой молодой парой, и Шайлер забеспокоилась, не привлекут ли они к себе внимание.
De la Cruz, Melissa / The Van Alen LegacyДе ла Круз, Мелисса / Наследие ван Аленов
Наследие ван Аленов
Де ла Круз, Мелисса
© 2009 by Melissa de la Cruz
© Издание на русском языке. ООО «Издательство «Эксмо». 2010
© О. Степашкина, перевод с английского. 2010
The Van Alen Legacy
De la Cruz, Melissa
© 2009 by Melissa de la Cruz
"They do say one can dance with those!"
- Ах да, с Черносвитовскою ногой, говорят, танцевать можно.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / IdiotДостоевский, Фёдор / Идиот
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1971
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
© 2004 by Fine Creative Media, Inc.
"I mean to go to that dance!" she blubbered.
— Я решила пойти на этот бал, — пролепетала она.
Wells, Herbert George / Ann VeronicaУэллс, Герберт / Анна-Вероника
Уэллс, Герберт
© Издательство "Правда", 1964
Ann Veronica
Wells, Herbert George
© the Literary Executors of the Estate of H. G. Wells
Faith, it's time it came!' He deposited half of his funds in the hands of his well-known friends Monsieur and Madame Binat, and ordered himself a Zanzibar dance of the finest.
— И вот он вручил половину всей своей наличности своим добрым друзьям, господину и госпоже Бина, и заказал им самый залихватский занзибарский танец.
Kipling, Joseph Rudyard / The Light That FailedКиплинг, Джозеф Редьярд / Свет погас
Свет погас
Киплинг, Джозеф Редьярд
© "Издательство П. П. Сойкина", 1915
The Light That Failed
Kipling, Joseph Rudyard
© 2011 by Victorian Secrets
They stood and clapped and then the dance began again.
Они постояли, аплодируя, и танец начался снова.
Greene, Henry Graham / Brighton RockГрин, Генри Грэм / Брайтонский леденец
Брайтонский леденец
Грин, Генри Грэм
© Greene Graham, 1938, 1940, 1945
© ООО Издательство "АСТ МОСКВА", 2009
Brighton Rock
Greene, Henry Graham
© 1938 by Graham Greene
© Graham Greene, 1966, 1970
So we are going to dance to-night," said Seriosha, issuing from the drawing-room and taking out of his pocket a brand new pair of gloves.
- Э! да у вас, видно, будут танцы, - сказал Сережа, выходя из гостиной и доставая из кармана новую пару лайковых перчаток, - надо перчатки надевать.
Толстой, Л.Н. / ДетствоTolstoy, Leo / Childhood
Tolstoy, Leo
© 2007 Objective Systems Pty Ltd
Толстой, Л.Н.
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1960
"You saw me dance at Meryton, I believe, sir."
— Вы, вероятно, видели, сэр, как я танцевал в Меритоне.
Austen, Jane / Pride and prejudiceОстин, Джейн / Гордость и предубеждение
Гордость и предубеждение
Остин, Джейн
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1988
Pride and prejudice
Austen, Jane
© BiblioLife, LLC
"But the wench in the stammel waistcoat is stopping too, Adam - by heaven, they are going to dance!
— Но красная жакетка тоже остановилась, Адам… Ого, сейчас будут танцевать.
Scott, Walter / The AbbotСкотт, Вальтер / Аббат
Скотт, Вальтер
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1963
The Abbot
Scott, Walter
© The University Court of the University of Edinburgh 2000
“Goodness,” Frances said, “that was a vigorous dance.
– Боже мой! – воскликнула Френсис. – До чего энергичный был танец.
Balogh, Mary / Simply MagicБэлоу, Мэри / Просто волшебство
Просто волшебство
Бэлоу, Мэри
Simply Magic
Balogh, Mary
© 2007 by Mary Balogh
It cannot bloom, it cannot dance; you can only drag.
В ней нет цветения, нет танца; вы просто проводите время.
Osho, Bhagvan Shree Rajneesh / The Revolution. Talks on KabirОшо Бхагван Шри Раджниш / Революция. Беседы по песням Кабира
Революция. Беседы по песням Кабира
Ошо Бхагван Шри Раджниш
The Revolution. Talks on Kabir
Osho, Bhagvan Shree Rajneesh
"Ah, the monsters!" cried Candide. "What horrors among a people who dance and sing!
О чудовища! — воскликнул Кандид. — Такие ужасы творят сыны народа, который пляшет и поет!
Voltaire / CandideВольтер / Кандид
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1965
© 1918 by BONI & LIVERIGHT, INC.

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dɑːn(t)sVerbтанцевать; плясатьExamples

to dance a waltz — танцевать вальс
He asked her to dance. — Он пригласил её на танец.
Shall we dance? — Потанцуем?
Ann danced all evening with Richard. — Весь вечер Энн танцевала с Ричардом.
We danced to the music of the 1940s and 50s. — Мы танцевали под музыку сороковых и пятидесятых годов двадцатого века.

User translations

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  1. 1.


    translation added by Виктория Котова


apache dance
apache dance
танец апашей
barn dance
сельский праздник с танцами
belly dance
танец живота
character dance
характерный танец
country dance
народный танец
dance hall
dance hall
зал для танцев
dance music
танцевальная музыка
dance of death
пляска смерти
dance orchestra
эстрадный оркестр
hilar dance
патологическая "пляска" корней легких
hilar dance
патологическая пульсация корней легких
hilus dance
патологическая "пляска" корней легких
hilus dance
патологическая пульсация корней легких

Word forms


Basic forms
Present Participle (Participle I)dancing
Past Participle (Participle II)danced
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I dancewe dance
you danceyou dance
he/she/it dancesthey dance
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am dancingwe are dancing
you are dancingyou are dancing
he/she/it is dancingthey are dancing
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have dancedwe have danced
you have dancedyou have danced
he/she/it has dancedthey have danced
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been dancingwe have been dancing
you have been dancingyou have been dancing
he/she/it has been dancingthey have been dancing
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I dancedwe danced
you dancedyou danced
he/she/it dancedthey danced
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was dancingwe were dancing
you were dancingyou were dancing
he/she/it was dancingthey were dancing
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had dancedwe had danced
you had dancedyou had danced
he/she/it had dancedthey had danced
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been dancingwe had been dancing
you had been dancingyou had been dancing
he/she/it had been dancingthey had been dancing
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will dancewe shall/will dance
you will danceyou will dance
he/she/it will dancethey will dance
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be dancingwe shall/will be dancing
you will be dancingyou will be dancing
he/she/it will be dancingthey will be dancing
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have dancedwe shall/will have danced
you will have dancedyou will have danced
he/she/it will have dancedthey will have danced
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been dancingwe shall/will have been dancing
you will have been dancingyou will have been dancing
he/she/it will have been dancingthey will have been dancing
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would dancewe should/would dance
you would danceyou would dance
he/she/it would dancethey would dance
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be dancingwe should/would be dancing
you would be dancingyou would be dancing
he/she/it would be dancingthey would be dancing
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have dancedwe should/would have danced
you would have dancedyou would have danced
he/she/it would have dancedthey would have danced
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been dancingwe should/would have been dancing
you would have been dancingyou would have been dancing
he/she/it would have been dancingthey would have been dancing
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am dancedwe are danced
you are dancedyou are danced
he/she/it is dancedthey are danced
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being dancedwe are being danced
you are being dancedyou are being danced
he/she/it is being dancedthey are being danced
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been dancedwe have been danced
you have been dancedyou have been danced
he/she/it has been dancedthey have been danced
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was dancedwe were danced
you were dancedyou were danced
he/she/it was dancedthey were danced
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being dancedwe were being danced
you were being dancedyou were being danced
he/she/it was being dancedthey were being danced
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been dancedwe had been danced
you had been dancedyou had been danced
he/she/it had been dancedthey had been danced
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be dancedwe shall/will be danced
you will be dancedyou will be danced
he/she/it will be dancedthey will be danced
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been dancedwe shall/will have been danced
you will have been dancedyou will have been danced
he/she/it will have been dancedthey will have been danced


Common casedancedances
Possessive casedance'sdances'