dash-v; 3 Senses

Sense Number 1: move or execute very quickly or hastily

She dashed across the road.
Down upon the Austrian ranks dashed the Hussars, straight as an arrow to its mark.
He apparently dashed off the email without thinking about the consequences.
Ashley dashed down a list of the ingredients and passed it to Brittany on her way out.

VerbNet: run-51.3.2-2
FrameNet: Self-motion
PropBank: dash.02,dash.03
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1
WordNet Verb Particle Constructions, Multiword Expressions:
dash_down 1
dash_off 1

Sense Number 2: break by or as if by hurling or thrusting violently

The waves dashed against the rocks.
Thor drew in all his godlike strength and dashed the cup with a terrific
effort at Hymer, breaking it into a thousand pieces.
Hopes for a weight loss drug were dashed by its failure in human trials.
Infertility dashed the dreams of fatherhood for this Indianapolis teacher.

VerbNet: hit-18.1
FrameNet: NM
PropBank: dash.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2, 3, 4, 5

Sense Number 3: add an enlivening or contrasting element to

The blue paint was dashed with white.
He often dashed his sketches with a little humor.
Try this sinful salmon chowder dashed with cognac.

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: NM
PropBank: NM
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 6