haste, hurry, rush, rushing(noun)
the act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner
"in his haste to leave he forgot his book"
rush, spate, surge, upsurge(noun)
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 Rush(noun)
physician and American Revolutionary leader; signer of the Declaration of Independence (1745-1813)
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"
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 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, 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, festinate(verb)
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, hasten(verb)
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
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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How to use rush in a sentence?
There is no reason to rush this to the floor unless you are worried about political points.
Downstream demand remains very strong at this moment as construction sites rush to work as much as they can before rainy season starts in June.
The talks remain tough, and just as I have said consistently, we're not going to rush to an agreement for the sake of an agreement, and we're not going to sign an agreement that we don't believe gets the job done.
Christmas The very word brings joy to our hearts. No matter how we may dread the rush, the long Christmas lists for gifts and cards to be bought and given--when Christmas Day comes there is still the same warm feeling we had as children, the same warmth that enfolds our hearts and our homes.
It’s one of the reasons that I think a lot of Americans are just fed up with the whole political process. Because, in a democracy you have to have at least enough trust to be able to work with each other and solve difficult problems, when the Republicans refuse to give a distinguished judge appointed by President Obama even the courtesy of meetings, let alone a hearing, that sent such a terrible message. Now, what they’ve done in this case is to hold back information, they have not provided all the information, which was always made available for other nominees, and they’re trying to rush this through to the detriment of the American public, who deserves to have answers to whatever charges might be presented.
Translations for rush
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- Eile, Rausch, Hast, Binse, VorwärtsstürmenGerman
- juncácea, acometidaSpanish
- kiire, syöksy, vihvilä, ryntäys, nousutFinnish
- jonc, hâte, se ruerFrench
- cabhag, dian-ruith, deannScottish Gaelic
- giunco, frettaItalian
- siv, sevNorwegian Nynorsk
- tłʼohtsʼózíNavajo, Navaho
- junco, pressaPortuguese
- papură, pipirigRomanian
- прилив, стремительная атака, ажиотаж, спешка, гонка, наплыв, напор, бросок, натискRussian
- ponáhľanie, nával, chvat, výpadSlovak
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