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Synonyms for race
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. race(noun)

    any competition

    "the race for the presidency"

    Synonyms:
    wash, airstream, raceway, subspecies, backwash, slipstream

  2. race(noun)

    a contest of speed

    "the race is to the swift"

    Synonyms:
    wash, airstream, raceway, subspecies, backwash, slipstream

  3. race(noun)

    people who are believed to belong to the same genetic stock

    "some biologists doubt that there are important genetic differences between races of human beings"

    Synonyms:
    wash, airstream, raceway, subspecies, backwash, slipstream

  4. subspecies, race(noun)

    (biology) a taxonomic group that is a division of a species; usually arises as a consequence of geographical isolation within a species

    Synonyms:
    wash, airstream, raceway, subspecies, backwash, slipstream

  5. slipstream, airstream, race, backwash, wash(noun)

    the flow of air that is driven backwards by an aircraft propeller

    Synonyms:
    backwash, wake, wash drawing, wash, airstream, washout, subspecies, washables, dry wash, laundry, slipstream, raceway, lavation, aftermath, washing

  6. raceway, race(verb)

    a canal for a current of water

    Synonyms:
    backwash, racecourse, wash, airstream, racetrack, subspecies, track, slipstream, raceway

  7. rush, hotfoot, hasten, hie, speed, race, pelt along, rush along, cannonball along, bucket along, belt along, step on it(verb)

    move fast

    "He rushed down the hall to receive his guests"; "The cars raced down the street"

    Synonyms:
    run, hotfoot, zip, travel rapidly, cannonball along, quicken, bucket along, hurry, accelerate, rush along, hie, hasten, belt along, speed, expedite, look sharp, induce, pelt along, stimulate, festinate, speed up, step on it, rush

  8. race, run(verb)

    compete in a race

    "he is running the Marathon this year"; "let's race and see who gets there first"

    Synonyms:
    course, cannonball along, bucket along, hunt, fly the coop, work, scat, belt along, run away, move, turn tail, range, run, guide, function, lead, lam, feed, hasten, flow, melt down, track down, break away, head for the hills, extend, hunt down, endure, bunk, take to the woods, speed, consort, execute, step on it, pelt along, prevail, carry, play, scarper, go, unravel, lean, hie, die hard, pass, campaign, black market, hotfoot, persist, incline, draw, hightail it, bleed, be given, rush along, rush, tend, escape, ladder, melt, ply, operate, run for

  9. race(verb)

    to work as fast as possible towards a goal, sometimes in competition with others

    "We are racing to find a cure for AIDS"

    Synonyms:
    hotfoot, cannonball along, run, hasten, belt along, speed, rush, pelt along, hie, step on it, rush along, bucket along

  10. race, rush(verb)

    cause to move fast or to rush or race

    "The psychologist raced the rats through a long maze"

    Synonyms:
    hotfoot, cannonball along, bucket along, induce, hurry, rush along, hie, hasten, belt along, speed, look sharp, run, pelt along, stimulate, festinate, step on it, rush

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. race

    A career was originally the ground for a race, or, especially, for a knight's charge in tournament or battle; whence career was early applied to the charge itself.

    If you will use the lance, take ground for your career.... The four horsemen met in full career.

    Scott Quentin Durward ch. 14, p. 194. [D. F. & CO.]

    In its figurative use career signifies some continuous and conspicuous work, usually a life-work, and most frequently one of honorable achievement. Compare BUSINESS.

    Synonyms:
    career, charge, course, flight, line of achievement, passage, public life, rush

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. race

    Synonyms:
    course, pursuit, career, family

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. race(n.)

    Synonyms:
    generation, lineage, stock, breed, family connection

  2. race(n.)

    Synonyms:
    tribe, family, clan

  3. race(n.)

    Synonyms:
    trial of speed, contest in running

  4. race(n.)

    Synonyms:
    course, career, progress

  5. race(n.)

    Synonyms:
    chase, pursuit

  6. race(n.)

    Synonyms:
    mill-race

  7. race(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    run swiftly

  8. race(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    contend in running

  9. race(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    (Ornith.) Steamer-duck (micropterus brachypterus)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. race(n)

    Associated words:
    ethnology, ethnography, ethnologist, ethnic, racial, ethnogeny, holethnos, holethnic, interracial

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. RACE

    Synonyms:
    Rate Control versus Electrical Cardioversion

How to pronounce race?

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British
Karen
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Australian
Veena
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Indian

How to say race in sign language?

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How to use race in a sentence?

  1. Tony Stewart:

    The schedule we put together for the 2015 All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Series is filled with great venues on a timeline that works well for our participants, our first five events in Florida went off extremely well and we look forward to carrying that momentum into Ohio with our first point-paying race at Atomic Speedway.

  2. Susan Johnson:

    A race that lasts several hours separates mom and baby for several feedings. This means a mother will either need to stop to breastfeed, or slow down to pump or hand express some milk. If not, she will be physically uncomfortable, and her milk supply will take a hit, you can't turn the breast on and off. Milk flows in response to normal breastfeeding routines.

  3. Carl Edwards:

    It's a fast track with a lot of character, the corners aren't perfect. There's bumps and seams, there's spots with no grip and spots with a ton of grip. It's got character. You throw the car down in the corner here and you toss that thing in sideways at 195 mph and you have to manage your tires. It's just a real fun racetrack. ... I could race here every week and be happy. I love it.

  4. Emeasoba George:

    Never ever hold anyone or someone in contempt i.e. never ever despise or disregard anyone, regardless of his or her colour, sex, race, religion, tribe or language. Because, the very person who you're despising or disregarding presently is most likely to rule over you someday e.g. Barack Obama, Michelle Obama and Goodluck Jonathan among others.

  5. Laurie McCann:

    Until we really, really say we are going to take it as seriously as gender, religion and race discrimination in the country, I don't see it going away anytime soon.


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