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rush1

rush1

 
 
pronunciation:
ruhsh
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb, noun
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: rushed, rushes, rushing
definition 1: to act or go swiftly or hastily; hurry.
synonyms:
hurry, hustle
similar words:
bustle, career, chase, course, dash, fly, hasten, hie, hotfoot, race, scurry, speed, tear
definition 2: to move suddenly and aggressively, as in attack; charge.
synonyms:
charge
antonyms:
float
similar words:
attack, blitz, course, rampage, storm
definition 3: to flow in a plunging fashion.
a river that rushed
similar words:
brawl, cascade, course, flow, flush, gush, plunge, pour, run, stream, surge, wash
definition 4: in football, to carry the ball as a runner.
similar words:
carry, run
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition 1: to carry, drive, or cause to move with great haste.
Rush him to the doctor.
synonyms:
hurry, hustle
similar words:
bundle, dispatch, hasten, race, speed
definition 2: to cause to hurry or act quickly; cause to move or act with unsuitable haste.
Don't rush me, I'm coming.
synonyms:
hurry
similar words:
goad, press, pressure, push, speed, spur
definition 3: to attack with suddenness.
They rushed the fort.
synonyms:
charge
similar words:
attack, beset, blitz, storm
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a swift and sudden forward movement.
synonyms:
stampede
similar words:
romp, scramble, surge, torrent, wave
definition 2: a state of busy haste or hurry.
I'm in a rush, so don't bother me.
synonyms:
hurry
similar words:
burst, bustle, haste, scramble
definition 3: a hastening to a place, usu. by many people.
the gold rush
similar words:
wave
definition 4: the sudden pleasure caused by a strong narcotic.
definition 5: (usu. pl.) in motion pictures, the first prints made after filming.
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derivation: rusher (n.)