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hurry

noun

1 hurry

A condition of urgency making it necessary to hurry:
— In a hurry to lock the door.

synonym: haste.

Roget 825: excitability, impetuosity, vehemence; boisterousness etc. adj.; turbulence; impatience, intolerance, nonendurance; irritability etc. (irascibility) 901; ... show more



2 hurry

Overly eager speed (and possible carelessness).

synonyms: haste, hastiness, hurriedness, precipitation.

Roget 684: haste, urgency; despatch, dispatch; acceleration, spurt, spirt, forced march, rush, dash; speed, velocity etc. 274; ... show more

Dutch: haast, spoed
Polish: nagłość, raptowność, pośpiech

3 hurry

The act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner.

synonyms: haste, rush, rushing.

Dutch: gehaast, gejakker, haast, spoed

verb

1 hurry

Move very fast.

synonyms: speed, travel rapidly, zip.

Dutch: zich haasten, opschieten, haasten

2 hurry

Act or move at high speed:
— Hurry--it's late!.

synonyms: festinate, hasten, look sharp, rush.

Roget 684: haste, hasten; make haste, make a dash etc. n.; hurry on, dash on, whip on, push on, press on, press forward; hurry, skurry, ... show more

Roget 274: move quickly, trip, fisk; speed, hie, hasten, post, spank, scuttle; scud, scuddle; scour, scour the plain; scamper; ... show more

Dutch: verhaasten, bespoedigen, haasten, jachten, jagen, opschieten, vlotten, voortjagen, voortmaken

3 hurry

Urge to an unnatural speed.

synonym: rush.


Moby thesaurus: accelerate, ado, agitation, air speed, bolt, brouhaha, bundle, bustle, buzz about, career, celerity, chase, cheer on, commotion, crowd, dart, dash, dash off, dash on, dig out ... show more.

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