Synonyms of rush in English:

rush


See definition of rush

verb

1‘Simone rushed back into the house’

SYNONYMS

hurry, dash, run, race, sprint, bolt, dart, gallop, career, charge, shoot, hurtle, hare, bound, fly, speed, zoom, go hell for leather, pound, plunge, dive, whisk, streak, scurry, scuttle, scamper, scramble, make haste, hasten, bustle, bundle

stampede

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

British informal bomb, bucket

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

ANTONYMS

dawdle

2‘the noise of water rushing along gutters’

SYNONYMS

flow, pour, gush, surge, stream, cascade, shoot, swirl, run, course

spout, spurt, pump, jet

British informal sloosh

3‘the tax was rushed through parliament’

SYNONYMS

send rapidly, pass rapidly, hurry, push, hasten, speed, hustle, press, steamroller, force

informal railroad

4‘some demonstrators rushed the cordon of tanks and troops’

SYNONYMS

attack, charge, run at, fly at, assail

storm, attempt to capture


noun

1‘the men made a rush for the exit’

SYNONYMS

dash, run, sprint, dart, bolt, charge, scramble, bound, break

stampede

2‘the lunchtime rush gathered pace’

SYNONYMS

hustle and bustle, commotion, bustle, hubbub, hurly-burly, flurry of activity, stir

archaic hurry-scurry

3‘travel agents say there's been a last minute rush for holidays abroad’

SYNONYMS

demand, clamour, CALL, request

4‘Peacock was in no rush to leave Tyneside’

SYNONYMS

hurry, haste, dispatch

urgency

5‘a rush of adrenalin’

SYNONYMS

surge, flow, gush, stream, flood, spurt

dart, thrill, flash, flush, blaze, stab

6‘a rush of cold night air’

SYNONYMS

gust, draught, flurry

7‘I made a sudden rush at him’

SYNONYMS

charge, onslaught, attack, sortie, sally, assault, onrush


adjective

1‘a rush job’

SYNONYMS

urgent, high-priority, top-priority, emergency

hurried, hasty, fast, quick, rapid, swift

North American informal hurry-up