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Overview of noun rush

The noun rush has 7 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (8) haste, hurry, rush, rushing

(the act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner; "in his haste to leave he forgot his book")

2. (2) rush, spate, surge, upsurge

(a sudden forceful flow)

3. rush

(grasslike plants growing in wet places and having cylindrical often hollow stems)

4. Rush, Benjamin Rush

(physician and American Revolutionary leader; signer of the Declaration of Independence (1745-1813))

5. bang, boot, charge, rush, flush, thrill, kick

(the swift release of a store of affective force; "they got a great bang out of it"; "what a boot!"; "he got a quick rush from injecting heroin"; "he does it for kicks")

6. rush

(a sudden burst of activity; "come back after the rush")

7. rush, rushing

((American football) an attempt to advance the ball by running into the line; "the linebackers were ready to stop a rush")


Overview of verb rush

The verb rush has 7 senses? (first 4 from tagged texts)
1. (20) rush, hotfoot, hasten, hie, speed, race, pelt along, rush along, cannonball along, bucket along, belt along, step on it

(move fast; "He rushed down the hall to receive his guests"; "The cars raced down the street")

2. (6) rush

(attack suddenly)

3. (2) rush, hurry

(urge to an unnatural speed; "Don't rush me, please!")

4. (1) rush, hasten, hurry, look sharp, festinate

(act or move at high speed; "We have to rush!"; "hurry

5. rush

(run with the ball, in football)

6. race, rush

(cause to move fast or to rush or race; "The psychologist raced the rats through a long maze")

7. induce, stimulate, rush, hasten

(cause to occur rapidly; "the infection precipitated a high fever and allergic reactions")


Overview of adj rush

The adj rush has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. first-come-first-serve, rush

(not accepting reservations)

2. rush, rushed

(done under pressure; "a rush job")

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