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    rush - Dictionary definition and meaning for word rush

    Definition
    (noun) the act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner
    Synonyms : haste , hurry , rushing
    Example Sentence
    • in his haste to leave he forgot his book
    Definition
    (noun) a sudden forceful flow
    Synonyms : spate , surge , upsurge
    Definition
    (noun) grasslike plants growing in wet places and having cylindrical often hollow stems Definition
    (noun) physician and American Revolutionary leader; signer of the Declaration of Independence (1745-1813)
    Synonyms : benjamin rush
    Definition
    (noun) the swift release of a store of affective force
    Synonyms : bang , boot , charge , flush , kick , thrill
    Example Sentence
    • they got a great bang out of it
    • what a boot!
    • he got a quick rush from injecting heroin
    • he does it for kicks
    Definition
    (noun) a sudden burst of activity
    Example Sentence
    • come back after the rush
    Definition
    (noun) (American football) an attempt to advance the ball by running into the line
    Synonyms : rushing
    Example Sentence
    • the linebackers were ready to stop a rush
    Definition
    (verb) move fast
    Example Sentence
    • He rushed down the hall to receive his guests
    • The cars raced down the street
    Definition
    (verb) attack suddenly Definition
    (verb) urge to an unnatural speed
    Synonyms : hurry
    Example Sentence
    • Don't rush me, please!
    Definition
    (verb) act or move at high speed
    Synonyms : festinate , hasten , hurry , look sharp
    Example Sentence
    • We have to rush!
    • hurry--it's late!
    Definition
    (verb) run with the ball, in football Definition
    (verb) cause to move fast or to rush or race
    Synonyms : race
    Example Sentence
    • The psychologist raced the rats through a long maze
    Definition
    (verb) cause to occur rapidly
    Synonyms : hasten , induce , stimulate
    Example Sentence
    • the infection precipitated a high fever and allergic reactions
    Definition
    (adj) not accepting reservations Definition
    (adj) done under pressure
    Synonyms : rushed
    Example Sentence
    • a rush job
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