1. [ verb ] move very fast
Synonyms: speed zip travel_rapidly

"The runner zipped past us at breakneck speed"

Related terms: travel run flit zoom accelerate speed speed haste
2. [ verb ] act or move at high speed
Synonyms: hasten rush festinate look_sharp

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

Related terms: act haste festination rusher
3. [ noun ] a condition of urgency making it necessary to hurry
Synonyms: haste

"in a hurry to lock the door"

Related terms: urgency rush
4. [ noun ] overly eager speed (and possible carelessness)
Synonyms: haste precipitation hurriedness hastiness

"he soon regretted his haste"

Related terms: speed abruptness rush
5. [ verb ] urge to an unnatural speed
Synonyms: rush

"Don't rush me, please!"

Related terms: delay urge rush
6. [ noun ] the act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner
Synonyms: rush haste rushing

"in his haste to leave he forgot his book"

Related terms: motion scamper dash rush rush rush
Similar spelling:   Hur