HyperDic: race

English > 10 senses of the word race:
NOUNeventraceany competition
eventracea contest of speed
groupracepeople who are believed to belong to the same genetic stock
grouprace, subspecies(biology) a taxonomic group that is a division of a species
phenomenonrace, slipstream, airstream, backwash, washthe flow of air that is driven backwards by an aircraft propeller
artifactrace, racewaya canal for a current of water
VERBmotionrace, rush, hotfoot, hasten, hie, speed, pelt along, rush along, cannonball along, bucket along, belt along, step on itmove fast
competitionrace, runcompete in a race
socialraceto work as fast as possible towards a goal, sometimes in competition with others
motionrace, rushcause to move fast or to rush / rush or race
race > pronunciation
Soundsrey's
Rhymesace / ACE ... workplace: 67 rhymes with eys...
English > race: 10 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningAny competition.
Example"the race for the presidency"
Narrowerarms raceA competition between nations to have the most powerful armaments
political campaign, campaign, runA race between candidates for elective office
Broadercontest, competitionAn occasion on which a winner is selected from among two or more contestants
Spanishcarrera
Verbsracecompete in a race
English > race: 10 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningA contest of speed.
Example"the race is to the swift"
Narrowerautomobile race, auto race, car raceA race between (usually high-performance) automobiles
bicycle race, bike raceA race between people riding bicycles
boat raceA race between people rowing or driving boats
burnupA high-speed motorcycle race on a public road
chariot raceA race between ancient chariots
cross countryA long / long race run over open country
dog racingA race between dogs
footrace, foot race, runA race run on foot
freestyleA race (as in swimming) in which each contestant has a free choice of the style to use
heatA preliminary race in which the winner advances to a more important race
horse raceA contest of speed between horses
potato raceA novelty race in which competitors move potatoes from one place to another one at a time
relay, relay raceA race between teams
repechageA race (especially in rowing) in which runners-up in the eliminating heats compete for a place in the final / final race
sack raceA novelty race in which competitors jump ahead with their feet confined in a sack
scratch raceA race in which all contestants start from scratch (on equal terms)
ski race, skiing raceA race between people wearing skis
Broadercontest, competitionAn occasion on which a winner is selected from among two or more contestants
Spanishcarrera
Catalancarrera, cursa
Adjectivesracydesigned or suitable for competing in a race
Verbsracecompete in a race
English > race: 10 senses > noun 3, group
MeaningPeople who are believed to belong to the same genetic stock.
Example"some biologists doubt that there are important genetic differences between races of human beings"
Narrowermaster race, HerrenvolkA race that considers itself superior to all others and fitted to rule the others
Broadergroup, groupingAny number of entities (members) considered as a unit
Spanishcarrera, raza
Catalanraça
Adjectivesracialof or related to genetically distinguished groups of people
English > race: 10 senses > noun 4, group
Meaning(biology) a taxonomic group that is a division of a species; usually arises as a consequence of geographical isolation within a species.
Synonymsubspecies
Categorybiology, biological scienceThe science that studies living organisms
Broadertaxonomic group, taxonomic category, taxonanimal or plant group having natural relations
Spanishsubespecie
Catalanraça, subespècie
English > race: 10 senses > noun 5, phenomenon
MeaningThe flow of air that is driven backwards by an aircraft propeller.
Synonymsslipstream, airstream, backwash, wash
BroaderflowAny uninterrupted stream or discharge
Spanishestela, rebufo
Catalanestela
English > race: 10 senses > noun 6, artifact
MeaningA canal for a current of water.
Synonymraceway
Broadercanallong and narrow strip of water made for boats or for irrigation
English > race: 10 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningMove fast.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
ModelThey race up the hill
Example "The cars raced down the street"
Synonymsrush, hotfoot, hasten, hie, speed, pelt along, rush along, cannonball along, bucket along, belt along, step on it
Entailed bybustle, bustle about, hustleMove or cause to move energetically or busily
stampederun away in a stampede / stampede
Narrowerbarge, thrust ahead, push forwardPush one's way
dart, dash, scoot, scud, flash, shootRun or move very quickly or hastily
tear, shoot, shoot down, charge, buckMove quickly and violently
Broadertravel, go, move, locomotechange location
Oppositelinger, dawdleTake one's time
Spanishapresurarse, correr, darse prisa, lanzarse, precipitarse, precipitar
Catalanafanyar-se, apressar, cuitar, llençar-se, precipitar-se, precipitar
English > race: 10 senses > verb 2, competition
Meaningcompete in a race.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
ModelThese cars won't race
Example "let's race and see who gets there first"
Synonymrun
Narrowerboat-raceparticipate in a boat race
campaign, runRun, stand, or compete for an office or a position
horse-racecompete in a horse race
placeFinish second or better in a horse or dog race
showFinish third or better in a horse or dog race
speed skaterace on skates
Broadercompete, vie, contendcompete for something
Spanishcorrer, echar una carrera, presentarse
Nounsracea contest of speed
raceany competition
raceran animal that races
racera fast car that competes in races
racingthe sport of engaging in contests of speed
English > race: 10 senses > verb 3, social
MeaningTo work as fast as possible towards a goal, sometimes in competition with others.
PatternSomebody ----s to INFINITIVE
Broaderact, movePerform an action, or work out or perform (an action)
English > race: 10 senses > verb 4, motion
MeaningCause to move fast or to rush / rush or race.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s something
ModelThey race the car down the avenue
Example"The psychologist raced the rats through a long maze"
Synonymrush
Broadermove, displaceCause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
Spanishprecipitar
Catalanprecipitar
Nounsracersomeone who drives racing cars at high speeds

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