|1.||[ verb ] step on it|
|Synonyms:||rush speed hasten cannonball_along belt_along hie rush_along bucket_along pelt_along hotfoot|
"He rushed down the hall to receive his guests" "The cars raced down the street"
|Related terms:||linger travel dart tear barge accelerate speed haste|
|2.||[ noun ] (sport) a contest of speed|
"the race is to the swift"
|Related terms:||contest footrace horse_race freestyle burnup boat_race relays repechage cross_country potato_race sack_race chariot_race scratch_race ski_race dog_racing heat bicycle_race automobile_race|
|3.||[ noun ] any competition|
"the race for the presidency"
|Related terms:||contest political_campaign arms_race|
|4.||[ noun ] (genetics) 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"
|Related terms:||group color Indian_race White_race Black_race Indian_race Yellow_race Slavic_people master_race|
|5.||[ verb ] (sport) compete in a race|
"he is running the Marathon this year" "let's race and see who gets there first"
|Related terms:||compete campaign boat-race show place speed_skate horse-race run_off footrace racing racer|
|6.||[ noun ] (biology) a taxonomic group that is a division of a species; usually arises as a consequence of geographical isolation within a species|
|Related terms:||taxonomic_group biology|
|7.||[ verb ] to work as fast as possible towards a goal, sometimes in competition with others|
"We are racing to find a cure for AIDS"
|8.||[ verb ] cause to move fast or to rush or race|
"The psychologist raced the rats through a long maze"
|Related terms:||move haste|
|9.||[ noun ] the flow of air that is driven backwards by an aircraft propeller|
|Synonyms:||airstream backwash wash slipstream|
|10.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 4921|
|11.||[ noun ] a canal for a current of water|