"the race for the presidency"
a contest of speed
"the race is to the swift"
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"
(biology) a taxonomic group that is a division of a species; usually arises as a consequence of geographical isolation within a species
slipstream, airstream, race, backwash, wash(noun)
the flow of air that is driven backwards by an aircraft propeller
a canal for a current of water
rush, hotfoot, hasten, hie, speed, race, pelt along, rush along, cannonball along, bucket along, belt along, step on it(verb)
"He rushed down the hall to receive his guests"; "The cars raced down the street"
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
compete in a race
"he is running the Marathon this year"; "let's race and see who gets there first"
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
to work as fast as possible towards a goal, sometimes in competition with others
"We are racing to find a cure for AIDS"
cause to move fast or to rush or race
"The psychologist raced the rats through a long maze"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
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.
ScottQuentin 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.
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contend in running
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