rush

rush
1. verb
1)

she rushed home

Syn:
hurry, dash, run, race, sprint, bolt, dart, gallop, career, charge, shoot, hurtle, careen, hare, fly, speed, zoom, scurry, scuttle, scamper, hasten; informal tear, belt, pelt, scoot, zip, whip, hotfoot it, leg it, bomb, hightail it
2)

water rushed along gutters

Syn:
flow, pour, gush, surge, stream, cascade, run, course
3)

the legislation was rushed through both houses

Syn:
push, hurry, hasten, speed, hustle, press, force
4)

the mob rushed the police

Syn:
attack, charge, run at, assail, storm
2. noun
1)

Tim made a rush for the exit

Syn:
dash, run, sprint, dart, bolt, charge, scramble, break
2)

the lunch rush

Syn:
hustle and bustle, commotion, hubbub, stir; busy time
3)

a last-minute rush for flights

Syn:
demand, clamor, call, request; run on
4)

he was in no rush to leave

Syn:
hurry, haste, urgency
5)

a rush of adrenaline

Syn:
surge, flow, flood, spurt, stream; thrill, flash; informal charge, jolt, kick
6)

a rush of cold air

Syn:
gust, blast, draft
7)

I made a sudden rush at him

Syn:
charge, onslaught, attack, assault, onrush
3. adjective

a rush job

Syn:
urgent, high-priority, emergency; hurried, hasty, fast, quick, swift; informal hurry-up

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