Synonyms of race in English

: race1race2

race1


See definition of race

noun

1‘Dave won the race and Andy came second’

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contest, competition

relay, event, fixture, heat, rally, trial, time trial, head-to-head

2‘the race for naval domination accelerated’

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competition, contest, rivalry, contention, quest

3‘the brook was diverted into the mill race’

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channel, waterway, watercourse, conduit, sluice, spillway, aqueduct


verb

1‘Jimmy will race in the semi-finals’

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compete, take part in a race, run, contend

2‘dogs would race the train furiously’

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compete against, have a race with, run against, be pitted against, try to beat

3‘Cally raced after him’

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hurry, dash, run, rush, sprint, bolt, dart, gallop, career, charge, shoot, hurtle, hare, bound, fly, speed, zoom, go hell for leather, pound, streak, scurry, scuttle, scamper, scramble, make haste, hasten, lose no time, spank along, really move

informal tear, belt, pelt, scoot, zap, zip, whip, step on it, get a move on, hotfoot it, leg it, steam, put on some speed, go like a bat out of hell, burn rubber

British informal bomb, bucket, put one's foot down

Scottish informal wheech

North American informal boogie, hightail it, clip, barrel, get the lead out

informal, dated cut along

North American vulgar slang drag ass, haul ass, tear ass

literary fleet

archaic post, hie, haste

4‘she tried to calm herself, but her heart was racing’

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beat rapidly, pound, throb, pulsate, pulse, thud, thump, hammer, palpitate, flutter, pitter-patter, go pit-a-pat, quiver, vibrate, pump, pant, thrill

rare quop


Synonyms of race in English

: race1race2

race2


See definition of race

noun

1‘the school has pupils of many different races’

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ethnic group, racial type

2‘we Scots were a bloodthirsty race then’

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people, nation

3‘a new race of novelists had appeared’

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group, type, sort, class, kind, variety, ilk, genre, cast, style, brand, vintage, order, breed, species, generation

4‘a prince of the race of Solomon’

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family, line, lineage, house, dynasty, stock, blood, folk, clan, tribe

ancestry, descent, bloodline

progeny, offspring, issue