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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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How to use race in a sentence?

  1. Richard Richards:

    Anyone opposed to ballot security obviously must be supportive of election fraud, we would have been cheated out of that race if we hadn't been alert.

  2. Albert Einstein:

    Innumerable voices have been asserting for some time now that human society is passing through a crisis, that its stability has been gravely shattered. It is characteristic of such a situation that individuals feel indifferent or even hostile toward the group, small or large, to which they belong. In order to illustrate my meaning, let me record here a personal experience. I recently discussed with an intelligent and well-disposed man the threat of another war, which in my opinion would seriously endanger the existence of mankind, and I remarked that only a supranational organization would offer protection from that danger. Thereupon my visitor, very calmly and coolly, said to me Why are you so deeply opposed to the disappearance of the human race

  3. Peter Essele:

    The amount of pent-up demand is slowly being unwound and over the next year it is probably going to result in one the strongest growth in 20 years and markets are pricing that in, right now, it’s a race between cases and the vaccine and the vaccine will ultimately win out and the curve will flatten out.

  4. Kenneth Morgan Stancil III:

    I try to look out for my fellow white people, i don't believe in race mixing.

  5. Sotirios Marinidis:

    It's not a race about how much (we can localize), we need to look at a lot of things, including raw materials, sustainability, quality, cost.

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