Definitions for rush

Definitions for (noun) rush

Main entry: 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

Main entry: 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

Main entry: rush

Definition: a sudden burst of activity

Usage: come back after the rush

Main entry: surge, upsurge, rush, spate

Definition: a sudden forceful flow

Main entry: 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

Main entry: Rush, Benjamin Rush

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

Main entry: rush

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

Definitions for (verb) rush

Main entry: hurry, rush

Definition: urge to an unnatural speed

Usage: Don't rush me, please!

Main entry: rush, look sharp, hurry, hasten, festinate

Definition: act or move at high speed

Usage: We have to rush!; hurry--it's late!

Main entry: rush

Definition: attack suddenly

Main entry: stimulate, rush, induce, hasten

Definition: cause to occur rapidly

Usage: the infection precipitated a high fever and allergic reactions

Main entry: 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

Main entry: rush, race

Definition: cause to move fast or to rush or race

Usage: The psychologist raced the rats through a long maze

Main entry: rush

Definition: run with the ball, in football

Definitions for (adj) rush

Main entry: rush, rushed

Definition: done under pressure

Usage: a rush job

Main entry: first-come-first-serve, rush

Definition: not accepting reservations

Visual thesaurus for rush