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race1

race1

 
 
pronunciation:
reIs
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a sport or test of speed.
That driver has won five races this year.
 
definition 2: a political competition.
The candidates are in a close race for president.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: raced, races, racing
definition: to move at high speed.
The car raced around the track.She raced through breakfast.
synonyms:
dash, rush
similar words:
clip, fly, hurry, sprint
Word Builder: race +
  • racing:
    the sport or competition of speed.
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