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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haste, hurry, rush, rushingnoun
the act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner
"in his haste to leave he forgot his book"
rush, spate, surge, upsurgenoun
a sudden forceful flow
tidy sum, wad, peck, mint, haste, plenty, lot, batch, raft, quite a little, passel, spate, muckle, rushing, pile, kick, good deal, stack, mountain, sight, billow, deal, heap, boot, freshet, thrill, flock, hatful, mickle, slew, charge, upsurge, mess, mass, hurry, flush, bang, great deal, surge, pot
grasslike plants growing in wet places and having cylindrical often hollow stems
Rush, Benjamin Rushnoun
physician and American Revolutionary leader; signer of the Declaration of Independence (1745-1813)
bang, boot, charge, rush, flush, thrill, kicknoun
the swift release of a store of affective force
"they got a great bang out of it"; "what a boot!"; "he got a quick rush from injecting heroin"; "he does it for kicks"
iron boot, peak, recoil, strike, haste, accusation, thrill, shudder, blossom, commission, electric charge, prime, squawk, belt, explosive charge, blush, fringe, smash, care, hit, knock, bam, complaint, kick, bloom, gripe, heraldic bearing, billing, cathexis, clap, the boot, tutelage, hot flash, eruption, boot, efflorescence, outpouring, bursting charge, smasher, armorial bearing, guardianship, direction, rosiness, kicking, quiver, chill, charge, upsurge, heyday, rushing, frisson, bearing, spate, hurry, tingle, flower, flush, bitch, bang, bash, blast, shiver, burster, iron heel, mission, gush, surge, beef
a sudden burst of activity
"come back after the rush"
(American football) an attempt to advance the ball by running into the line
"the linebackers were ready to stop a rush"
not accepting reservations
done under pressure
"a rush job"
rush, hotfoot, hasten, hie, speed, race, pelt along, rush along, cannonball along, bucket along, belt along, step on itverb
"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, race, hurry, accelerate, rush along, hie, hasten, belt along, speed, expedite, look sharp, induce, pelt along, stimulate, festinate, speed up, step on it
urge to an unnatural speed
"Don't rush me, please!"
rush, hasten, hurry, look sharp, festinateverb
act or move at high speed
"We have to rush!"; "hurry--it's late!"
hotfoot, zip, travel rapidly, cannonball along, bucket along, race, hurry, rush along, hie, hasten, belt along, speed, expedite, look sharp, induce, pelt along, stimulate, festinate, step on it
run with the ball, in football
cause to move fast or to rush or race
"The psychologist raced the rats through a long maze"
induce, stimulate, rush, hastenverb
cause to occur rapidly
"the infection precipitated a high fever and allergic reactions"
shake up, cannonball along, excite, look sharp, belt along, get, shake, energize, perk up, hurry, hasten, stir, induct, expedite, make, energise, arouse, bucket along, speed, step on it, pelt along, cause, bring on, race, induce, hie, stimulate, provoke, have, festinate, hotfoot, brace, rush along
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How to use rush in a sentence?
God, faith, family, country – this is what Rush Limbaugh embodied and tens of millions of Americans listened, he was an innovator, he was a pioneer, he was a trailblazer, he was a great patriot. He fought every single day to make this country a more perfect union and a better place.
What if Hailey Baldwin ends up being the girl I'm gon na marry, right ? If I rush into anything, if I damage Hailey Baldwin, then it's always gon na be damaged, it's really hard to fix wounds like that. It's so hard.... I just don't want to hurt Hailey Baldwin.
You can even follow Kim Jong Un, his personal activities, while he went out middle of the night in Singapore, all reporters when they knew the information, they could rush to the location trying to get a shot to film what Kim Jong Un did, but here its very hard, they blocked the road a couple of blocks away and police are very strict.
What will demand look like if we're seeing everybody slow down? Just because (oil) gets cheap, it doesn't mean everybody's going to rush in and buy.
I can't rush things, this is too important for me to rush.
Translations for rush
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- Eile, Vorwärtsstürmen, Binse, Hast, RauschGerman
- juncácea, acometidaSpanish
- ryntäys, nousut, vihvilä, syöksy, kiireFinnish
- se ruer, jonc, hâteFrench
- dian-ruith, deann, cabhagScottish Gaelic
- fretta, giuncoItalian
- sev, sivNorwegian Nynorsk
- tłʼohtsʼózíNavajo, Navaho
- pressa, juncoPortuguese
- pipirig, papurăRomanian
- напор, натиск, ажиотаж, спешка, бросок, стремительная атака, прилив, наплыв, гонкаRussian
- chvat, výpad, ponáhľanie, návalSlovak
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