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hurry

hur·ry

hurry

 
pronunciation:
huh ri
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb, noun
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: hurried, hurries, hurrying
definition: to move or act with speed; hasten (sometimes fol. by up).
If we don't hurry up, we'll miss the train.He had overslept, and now he was hurrying to get dressed.
synonyms:
hasten, make haste, rush, speed up
antonyms:
dawdle, delay, dilly-dally, slow, tarry
similar words:
bustle, chase, course, fly, hightail, hotfoot, hustle, scurry, skedaddle, tear
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition 1: to cause or urge (someone) to move or act quickly.
The subway train hurried them to work.She hurried the children on their way.
synonyms:
hasten, rush
antonyms:
slow
similar words:
hustle, speed
definition 2: to cause or urge (someone) to do something with undue haste.
He hurried her into marriage before she was ready.She refuses to hurry herself when she's making an important decision.
synonyms:
rush
antonyms:
ease
similar words:
hustle, push
 
part of speech: noun
inflections: hurries
definition: a state or condition of haste or urgency.
I can't talk now because I'm in a hurry.
synonyms:
rush
similar words:
haste, hurry-scurry, urgency