HyperDic: hurry

English > 6 senses of the word hurry:
VERBmotionhurry, travel rapidly, speed, zipmove very fast
changehurry, rush, hasten, look sharp, festinateact or move at high speed
changehurry, rushurge to an unnatural speed
NOUNstatehurry, hastea condition of urgency making it necessary to hurry
attributehurry, haste, hastiness, hurriedness, precipitationoverly eager speed (and possible carelessness)
acthurry, haste, rush, rushingthe act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner
hurry > pronunciation
Soundshher'iy
Rhymesaccessory ... worry: 201 rhymes with eriy...
English > hurry: 6 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningA condition of urgency making it necessary to hurry.
Example"in a hurry to lock the door"
Synonymhaste
BroaderurgencyThe state of being urgent
Spanishapuro, prisa
Catalanpressa
Verbshurryurge to an unnatural speed
English > hurry: 6 senses > noun 2, attribute
Meaningoverly eager speed (and possible carelessness).
Synonymshaste, hastiness, hurriedness, precipitation
Narrowerabruptness, precipitateness, precipitousness, precipitance, precipitancy, suddennessThe quality of happening with headlong haste or without warning
Broaderspeed, swiftness, fastnessA rate (usually rapid) at which something happens
Spanishapresuración, apresuramiento, prisa, sopetón
Catalanpressa
Verbshurryact or move at high speed
English > hurry: 6 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner.
Synonymshaste, rush, rushing
Narrowerdash, boltThe act of moving with great haste
scamper, scramble, scurryrushing about hastily in an undignified way
Broadermotion, movement, moveThe act of changing location from one place to another
Spanishapresuración, apresuramiento, ímpetu, precipitación, prisa, tropel, urgencia
Catalanapressament, ímpetu, precipitació, pressa, urgència
Verbshurrymove very fast
English > hurry: 6 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningMove very fast.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymstravel rapidly, speed, zip
Narrowerflit, flutter, fleet, dartMove along rapidly and lightly
runMove fast by using one's feet, with one foot off the ground at any given time
zoom, zoom along, whizz, whizz alongMove along very quickly
Broadertravel, go, move, locomotechange location
Spanishacelerar, apresurarse, apresurar, darse prisa
Catalanaccelerar, afanyar-se, apressar, cuitar, donar-se pressa
Nounshurrythe act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner
hurryingchanging location rapidly
English > hurry: 6 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningAct or move at high speed.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example "hurry--it's late!"
Synonymsrush, hasten, look sharp, festinate
Caused byrush, hurryurge to an unnatural speed
Broaderact, movePerform an action, or work out or perform (an action)
Spanishacelerar, apresurarse, apurarse, apurar
Catalanabalançar-se, accelerar-se, afanyar-se, apressar-se, apressar, atropellar, cuitar, donar-se pressa, llençar-se, precipitar-se
Nounshurryoverly eager speed (and possible carelessness)
English > hurry: 6 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningurge to an unnatural speed.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymrush
Cause torush, hasten, hurry, look sharp, festinateAct or move at high speed
Broaderurge, urge on, press, exhortForce or impel in an indicated direction
Oppositedelay, detain, hold upCause to be slowed ... / slowed down or delayed
Spanishachuchar, apresurar, meter prisa
Catalanafanyar, apressar, cuitar, donar pressa
Nounshurrya condition of urgency making it necessary to hurry

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