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Synonyms for rush
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. haste, hurry, rush, rushing(noun)

    the act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner

    "in his haste to leave he forgot his book"

    Synonyms:
    upsurge, surge, boot, rushing, precipitation, flush, bang, kick, spate, hurriedness, haste, charge, hurry, thrill, hastiness

    Antonyms:
    reserved, unhurried, linger, delay, hold up, detain, dawdle

  2. rush, spate, surge, upsurge(noun)

    a sudden forceful flow

    Synonyms:
    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

    Antonyms:
    reserved, unhurried, detain, linger, hold up, dawdle, delay

  3. rush(noun)

    grasslike plants growing in wet places and having cylindrical often hollow stems

    Synonyms:
    upsurge, surge, rushing, bang, flush, kick, spate, boot, haste, charge, hurry, thrill

    Antonyms:
    unhurried, reserved, linger, detain, hold up, dawdle, delay

  4. Rush, Benjamin Rush(noun)

    physician and American Revolutionary leader; signer of the Declaration of Independence (1745-1813)

    Synonyms:
    upsurge, surge, rushing, bang, flush, kick, spate, boot, haste, charge, hurry, thrill

    Antonyms:
    unhurried, reserved, dawdle, detain, linger, delay, hold up

  5. bang, boot, charge, rush, flush, thrill, kick(noun)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    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

    Antonyms:
    unhurried, reserved, detain, linger, dawdle, hold up, delay

  6. rush(noun)

    a sudden burst of activity

    "come back after the rush"

    Synonyms:
    upsurge, surge, rushing, bang, flush, kick, spate, boot, haste, charge, hurry, thrill

    Antonyms:
    unhurried, reserved, delay, detain, linger, dawdle, hold up

  7. rush, rushing(adj)

    (American football) an attempt to advance the ball by running into the line

    "the linebackers were ready to stop a rush"

    Synonyms:
    upsurge, surge, rushing, bang, flush, kick, spate, boot, haste, charge, hurry, thrill

    Antonyms:
    unhurried, reserved, hold up, delay, detain, linger, dawdle

  8. first-come-first-serve(p), rush(adj)

    not accepting reservations

    Antonyms:
    reserved, unhurried, dawdle, hold up, delay, detain, linger

  9. rush(a), rushed(verb)

    done under pressure

    "a rush job"

    Antonyms:
    reserved, unhurried, delay, linger, dawdle, hold up, detain

  10. 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, race, hurry, accelerate, rush along, hie, hasten, belt along, speed, expedite, look sharp, induce, pelt along, stimulate, festinate, speed up, step on it

    Antonyms:
    unhurried, reserved, delay, hold up, linger, dawdle, detain

  11. rush(verb)

    attack suddenly

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

    Antonyms:
    unhurried, reserved, dawdle, detain, delay, hold up, linger

  12. rush, hurry(verb)

    urge to an unnatural speed

    "Don't rush me, please!"

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

    Antonyms:
    reserved, unhurried, hold up, delay, linger, detain, dawdle

  13. rush, hasten, hurry, look sharp, festinate(verb)

    act or move at high speed

    "We have to rush!"; "hurry--it's late!"

    Synonyms:
    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

    Antonyms:
    unhurried, reserved, linger, detain, hold up, delay, dawdle

  14. rush(verb)

    run with the ball, in football

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

    Antonyms:
    unhurried, reserved, detain, hold up, linger, delay, dawdle

  15. 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, race, induce, hurry, rush along, hie, hasten, belt along, speed, look sharp, run, pelt along, stimulate, festinate, step on it

    Antonyms:
    unhurried, reserved, delay, detain, hold up, linger, dawdle

  16. induce, stimulate, rush, hasten(verb)

    cause to occur rapidly

    "the infection precipitated a high fever and allergic reactions"

    Synonyms:
    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

    Antonyms:
    reserved, unhurried, hold up, delay, detain, dawdle, linger

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. rush

    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, race

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. rush

    Synonyms:
    speed, course, dash, sweep, hurry, stream, roll, charge, drive, fly, burst

    Antonyms:
    march, saunter, lag, retreat, bait, hesitate

Editors Contribution

  1. hurry

    Submitted by anonymous on June 29, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. rush(n.)

    Synonyms:
    straw (as of little worth), farthing, copper

  2. rush(n.)

    Synonyms:
    driving on, violent course

  3. rush(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    career, push on, press on

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    haste, ruée, precipitate, precipitation, peak, scramble, race, hurry, stampede, rashness

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