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race

noun

1 race

Any competition.

Roget 622: pursuit; pursuing etc. v.; prosecution; pursuance; enterprise etc. (undertaking) 676; business etc. 625; ... show more

Roget 708: opposition, antagonism; oppugnancy, oppugnation; impugnation; contrariety; contravention; counteraction etc. 179; counterplot.    cross fire, undercurrent, head wind.    ... show more

Roget 692: conduct [actions of an individual agent]; behavior; deportment, comportment; carriage, maintien, demeanor, guise, bearing, manner, observance.    dealing, ... show more

Roget 625: business, occupation, employment; pursuit etc. 622; what one is doing, what one is about; affair, concern, matter, case.    matter in hand, ... show more

Roget 75: class, division, category, categorema, head, order, section; department, subdepartment, province, domain.    kind, sort, genus, ... show more

Roget 392: pungency, piquance, piquancy, poignancy haut-gout, strong taste, twang, race.    sharpness etc. adj.; acrimony; roughness etc. (sour) ... show more

Roget 69: continuity; consecution, consecutiveness etc. adj.; succession, round, suite, progression, series, train chain; catenation, concatenation; ... show more

Roget 166: paternity; parentage; consanguinity etc. 11.    parent; father, sire, dad, papa, paterfamilias, abba; genitor, progenitor, ... show more

Roget 274: velocity, speed, celerity; swiftness etc. adj.; rapidity, eagle speed; expedition etc. (activity) 682; pernicity; acceleration; ... show more

Roget 720: contention, strife; contest, contestation; struggle; belligerency; opposition etc. 708.    controversy, polemics; debate etc. (discussion) ... show more

Roget 348: running water.    jet, spirt, spurt, squirt, spout, spray, splash, rush, gush, jet d'eau [Fr.]; sluice.    water spout, water fall; ... show more

Roget 350: conduit, channel, duct, watercourse, race; head race, tail race; abito, aboideau, aboiteau [Fr.], bito; acequia, acequiador, acequiamadre; ... show more

Roget 11: consanguinity, relationship, kindred, blood; parentage etc. (paternity) 166; filiation, affiliation; lineage, agnation, connection, alliance; ... show more

Polish: wyścig



2 race

A contest of speed.

Dutch: race, snelheidswedstrijd, wedren
Polish: wyścig

3 race

People who are believed to belong to the same genetic stock.

Dutch: wedloop
Polish: rasa

4 race

biology A taxonomic group that is a division of a species; usually arises as a consequence of geographical isolation within a species.

synonym: subspecies.

Dutch: ondersoorten, ondersoort, subspecies
Polish: podgatunek

5 race

The flow of air that is driven backwards by an aircraft propeller.

synonyms: airstream, backwash, slipstream, wash.

6 race

A canal for a current of water.

synonym: raceway.

verb

1 race

Move hurridly:
— The cars raced down the street.

synonyms: belt along, bucket along, cannonball along, hasten, hie, hotfoot, pelt along, rush, rush along, speed ... show more.

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

Dutch: zich haasten, afjakkeren, afraffelen, afraggen, aframmelen, afroffelen

2 race

Compete in a race:
— Let's race and see who gets there first.

synonym: run.

3 race

To work as fast as possible towards a goal, sometimes in competition with others.

4 race

Cause to move fast or to rush or race:
— The psychologist raced the rats through a long maze.

synonym: rush.

Dutch: zich haasten, overhaasten, haasten


Moby thesaurus: Le Mans, accelerate, adolescent stream, affiliation, affluence, afflux, affluxion, air race, animal kingdom, apparentation, aqueduct, arroyo, automobile race, beck, bed, bicycle race, birth, blood, bloodline, boat race ... show more.

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