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Synonyms for rush

Synonyms for (noun) rush

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: rush, rushing Definition: (American football) an attempt to advance the ball by running into the line Usage: the linebackers were ready to stop a rush

Similar words: run, running, running game, running play Definition: (American football) a play in which a player attempts to carry the ball through or past the opposing team Usage: the defensive line braced to stop the run; the coach put great emphasis on running

Synonyms: rush Definition: a sudden burst of activity Usage: come back after the rush

Similar words: burst, flare-up, outburst Definition: a sudden intense happening Usage: an outburst of heavy rain; a burst of lightning

Synonyms: surge, upsurge, rush, spate Definition: a sudden forceful flow

Similar words: flow, flowing Definition: the motion characteristic of fluids (liquids or gases)

Synonyms: flush, kick, boot, charge, bang, thrill, rush Definition: the swift release of a store of affective force Usage: they got a great bang out of it; what a boot!; he got a quick rush from injecting heroin; he does it for kicks

Similar words: excitement, exhilaration Definition: the feeling of lively and cheerful joy Usage: he could hardly conceal his excitement when she agreed

Synonyms: Rush, Benjamin Rush Definition: physician and American Revolutionary leader; signer of the Declaration of Independence (1745-1813)

Similar words: American Revolutionary leader Definition: a nationalist leader in the American Revolution and in the creation of the United States

Similar words: doc, doctor, Dr., physician, MD, medico Definition: a licensed medical practitioner Usage: I felt so bad I went to see my doctor

Synonyms: rush Definition: grasslike plants growing in wet places and having cylindrical often hollow stems

Similar words: marsh plant, bog plant, swamp plant Definition: a semiaquatic plant that grows in soft wet land; most are monocots: sedge, sphagnum, grasses, cattails, etc; possibly heath

Synonyms for (verb) rush

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: rush Definition: attack suddenly

Similar words: set on, assail, assault, attack Definition: attack someone physically or emotionally Usage: The mugger assaulted the woman; Nightmares assailed him regularly

Synonyms: stimulate, rush, induce, hasten Definition: cause to occur rapidly Usage: the infection precipitated a high fever and allergic reactions

Similar words: set up, effect, effectuate Definition: produce Usage: The scientists set up a shock wave

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: rush Definition: run with the ball, in football

Similar words: run Definition: move fast by using one's feet, with one foot off the ground at any given time Usage: Don't run--you'll be out of breath; The children ran to the store

Synonyms for (adjective) rush

Synonyms: rush, rushed Definition: done under pressure Usage: a rush job

Similar words: hurried Definition: moving rapidly or performed quickly or in great haste Usage: a hurried trip to the store; the hurried life of a city; a hurried job

Synonyms: first-come-first-serve, rush Definition: not accepting reservations

Similar words: unreserved Definition: not reserved