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Synonyms for race

Synonyms for (noun) race

Synonyms: race, raceway Definition: a canal for a current of water

Similar words: canal Definition: long and narrow strip of water made for boats or for irrigation

Synonyms: race Definition: a contest of speed Usage: the race is to the swift

Similar words: competition, contest Definition: an occasion on which a winner is selected from among two or more contestants

Synonyms: race Definition: any competition Usage: the race for the presidency

Similar words: competition, contest Definition: an occasion on which a winner is selected from among two or more contestants

Synonyms: race Definition: people who are believed to belong to the same genetic stock Usage: some biologists doubt that there are important genetic differences between races of human beings

Similar words: group, grouping Definition: any number of entities (members) considered as a unit

Synonyms: race, subspecies Definition: (biology) a taxonomic group that is a division of a species; usually arises as a consequence of geographical isolation within a species

Similar words: taxon, taxonomic category, taxonomic group Definition: animal or plant group having natural relations

Synonyms: airstream, backwash, wash, race, slipstream Definition: the flow of air that is driven backwards by an aircraft propeller

Similar words: flow Definition: any uninterrupted stream or discharge

Synonyms for (verb) race

Synonyms: race, run Definition: compete in a race Usage: he is running the Marathon this year; let's race and see who gets there first

Similar words: contend, vie, compete Definition: compete for something; engage in a contest; measure oneself against others

Synonyms: hasten, hotfoot, hie, cannonball along, bucket along, pelt along, belt along, step on it, race, speed, rush, rush along Definition: move fast Usage: He rushed down the hall to receive his guests; The cars raced down the street

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

Synonyms: rush, race Definition: cause to move fast or to rush or race Usage: The psychologist raced the rats through a long maze

Similar words: displace, move Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant

Synonyms: race Definition: to work as fast as possible towards a goal, sometimes in competition with others Usage: We are racing to find a cure for AIDS

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