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Synonyms for hurry

Synonyms for (noun) hurry

Synonyms: rush, rushing, hurry, haste Definition: the act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner Usage: in his haste to leave he forgot his book

Similar words: motion, move, movement Definition: the act of changing location from one place to another Usage: police controlled the motion of the crowd; the movement of people from the farms to the cities; his move put him directly in my path

Synonyms: precipitation, hurriedness, hurry, haste, hastiness Definition: overly eager speed (and possible carelessness) Usage: he soon regretted his haste

Similar words: fastness, speed, swiftness Definition: a rate (usually rapid) at which something happens Usage: the project advanced with gratifying speed

Synonyms: hurry, haste Definition: a condition of urgency making it necessary to hurry Usage: in a hurry to lock the door

Similar words: urgency Definition: the state of being urgent; an earnest and insistent necessity

Synonyms for (verb) hurry

Synonyms: hurry, rush Definition: urge to an unnatural speed Usage: Don't rush me, please!

Similar words: press, exhort, urge, urge on Definition: force or impel in an indicated direction Usage: I urged him to finish his studies

Synonyms: rush, look sharp, hurry, hasten, festinate Definition: act or move at high speed Usage: We have to rush!; hurry--it's late!

Similar words: move, act Definition: perform an action, or work out or perform (an action) Usage: think before you act; We must move quickly; The governor should act on the new energy bill; The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel

Synonyms: zip, travel rapidly, hurry, speed Definition: move very fast Usage: The runner zipped past us at breakneck speed

Similar words: go, locomote, travel, move Definition: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically Usage: How fast does your new car go?; We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus; The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect; The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell; news travelled fast