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race



I - noun
1. any competition (Freq. 6)
- the race for the presidency
Hypernyms:
contest, competition
Hyponyms:
arms race, political campaign, campaign, run
2. a contest of speed (Freq. 6)
- the race is to the swift
Derivationally related forms:
racy
Hypernyms:
contest, competition
Hyponyms:
automobile race, auto race, car race, bicycle race, boat race,
burnup, chariot race, dog racing, footrace, foot race, run,
freestyle, cross country, heat, horse race, potato race, sack race,
scratch race, ski race, skiing race, relay, relay race, repechage
3. people who are believed to belong to the same genetic stock (Freq. 4)
- some biologists doubt that there are important genetic differences between races of human beings
Derivationally related forms:
racial
Hypernyms:
group, grouping
Hyponyms:
color, colour, people of color, people of colour, master race,
Herrenvolk, Black race, Negroid race, Negro race, White race, White people,
Caucasoid race, Caucasian race, Yellow race, Mongoloid race, Mongolian race, Indian race,
Amerindian race, Slavic people, Slavic race
4. (biology) a taxonomic group that is a division of a species;
usually arises as a consequence of geographical isolation within a species (Freq. 2)
Syn:
subspecies
Topics:
biology, biological science
Hypernyms:
taxonomic group, taxonomic category, taxon
5. the flow of air that is driven backwards by an aircraft propeller
Syn:
slipstream, airstream, backwash, wash
Hypernyms:
flow
6. a canal for a current of water
Syn:
raceway
Hypernyms:
canal

II - verb
1. move fast (Freq. 15)
- He rushed down the hall to receive his guests
- The cars raced down the street
Syn:
rush, hotfoot, hasten, hie, speed,
pelt along, rush along, cannonball along, bucket along, belt along, step on it
Ant:
linger (for: rush)
See Also:
speed up (for: speed)
Derivationally related forms:
speed (for: speed), speeding (for: speed), rush (for: rush), rushing (for: rush)
Hypernyms:
travel, go, move, locomote
Hyponyms:
barge, thrust ahead, push forward, tear, shoot,
shoot down, charge, buck, dart, dash, scoot,
scud, flash
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s
- Somebody ----s
- They race up the hill
2. compete in a race (Freq. 3)
- he is running the Marathon this year
- let's race and see who gets there first
Syn:
run
See Also:
run off (for: run)
Derivationally related forms:
run (for: run), runner (for: run), running (for: run), racer, racing
Hypernyms:
compete, vie, contend
Hyponyms:
show, place, boat-race, horse-race, campaign,
run, speed skate
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s
- Somebody ----s PP
- These cars won't race
3. to work as fast as possible towards a goal, sometimes in competition with others
- We are racing to find a cure for AIDS
Hypernyms:
act, move
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE
4. cause to move fast or to rush or race
- The psychologist raced the rats through a long maze
Syn:
rush
Derivationally related forms:
rush (for: rush), racer
Hypernyms:
move, displace
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s somebody
- Something ----s something
- They race the car down the avenue

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