Verb: rush rúsh
Noun: rush rúsh
- Move fast
"He rushed down the hall to receive his guests"
- hotfoot, hasten, hie [archaic], speed, race, pelt along, rush along, cannonball along, bucket along, belt along, step on it
- Attack suddenly
- Urge to an unnatural speed
"Don't rush me, please!"
- Act or move at high speed
"We have to rush!"
- hasten, hurry, look sharp, festinate [archaic], make haste
- Run with the ball, in football
- Cause to move fast or to rush or race
- Cause to occur rapidly
- induce, stimulate, hasten
Adjective: rush rúsh
- The act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner
- haste, hurry, rushing
- A sudden forceful flow
- spate, surge, upsurge
- Grasslike plants growing in wet places and having cylindrical often hollow stems
- The swift release of a store of affective force
"he got a quick rush from injecting heroin"
- bang, boot, charge, flush, thrill, kick
- 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"
- Physician and American Revolutionary leader; signer of the Declaration of Independence (1745-1813)
- Benjamin Rush
Derived forms: rushed, rushing, rushes
See also: hurried, rusher, rushy, unreserved
Type of: act, American Revolutionary leader, assail, assault, attack, bog plant, burst, displace, doc, doctor, Dr., effect, effectuate, excitement, exhilaration, exhort, flare-up, flow, flowing, go, locomote, marsh plant, MD, medico, motion, move, movement, outburst, physician, press, run, running, running game, running play, set on, set up, swamp plant, travel, urge, urge on
Antonym: delay, linger
Part of: family Juncaceae, Juncaceae, rush family
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