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Overview of noun rushing

The noun rushing has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (5) rush, rushing

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

2. (1) haste, hurry, rush, rushing

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


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")

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