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1. relay

verb. ['ˈriːˌleɪ'] pass along.

Synonyms

  • pass along
  • put across
  • pass on
  • communicate

Antonyms

  • failing
  • stay
  • running
  • disinherit

Etymology

  • lay (English)
  • laie (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • re- (English)
  • relai (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

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Words that Rhyme with Relay Race

  • arianespace
  • {left-brace
  • left-brace
  • jonbenet's
  • }close-brace
  • worst-case
  • }right-brace
  • right-brace
  • misplace
  • interlace
  • displace
  • disgrace
  • retrace
  • lambastes
  • embrace
  • degrace
  • replace
  • incase
  • encase
  • deface
  • debase
  • trace
  • space
  • place
  • grace
  • glace
  • frace
  • erase
  • efface
  • drace

Example sentences of the word relay-race


1. Noun Phrase
Invigorate your students and stimulate creative thinking by facilitating a sentence relay race.

2. Noun Phrase
Have a gift relay race.

3. Noun Phrase
This game is a spin on the classic relay race.

2. relay

noun. ['ˈriːˌleɪ'] the act of passing something along from one person or group to another.

Synonyms

  • passage

Antonyms

  • closed circuit
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • lay (English)
  • laie (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • re- (English)
  • relai (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

3. relay

noun. ['ˈriːˌleɪ'] a fresh team to relieve weary draft animals.

Antonyms

  • recede

Etymology

  • lay (English)
  • laie (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • re- (English)
  • relai (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

4. relay

noun. ['ˈriːˌleɪ'] electrical device such that current flowing through it in one circuit can switch on and off a current in a second circuit.

Synonyms

  • electrical device
  • circuit
  • electric circuit
  • electromagnet
  • electrical circuit

Antonyms

  • dematerialize
  • dematerialise
  • be born
  • survive

Etymology

  • lay (English)
  • laie (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • re- (English)
  • relai (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

5. race

verb. ['ˈreɪs'] move fast.

Synonyms

  • hotfoot
  • hasten
  • bucket along
  • speed
  • dash
  • scud
  • buck
  • tear
  • pelt along
  • locomote
  • move
  • cannonball along
  • shoot down
  • thrust ahead
  • belt along
  • rush
  • scoot
  • push forward
  • go
  • flash
  • step on it
  • barge
  • dart
  • charge
  • hie
  • shoot
  • travel

Antonyms

  • linger
  • opening
  • retreat
  • gladden

Etymology

  • race (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • razza (Italian)

6. race

noun. ['ˈreɪs'] a contest of speed.

Synonyms

  • sack race
  • skiing race
  • car race
  • dog racing
  • chariot race
  • relay race
  • run
  • boat race
  • burnup
  • horse race
  • bicycle race
  • competition
  • contest
  • scratch race
  • auto race
  • ski race
  • relay
  • potato race
  • freestyle
  • footrace
  • foot race
  • cross country
  • repechage
  • automobile race

Antonyms

  • decelerate
  • inelegance
  • stand still
  • laugh

Etymology

  • race (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • razza (Italian)

7. race

noun. ['ˈreɪs'] any competition.

Synonyms

  • arms race
  • run
  • political campaign
  • campaign
  • competition

Antonyms

  • recede
  • ride
  • follow
  • fall

Etymology

  • race (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • razza (Italian)

8. race

noun. ['ˈreɪs'] people who are believed to belong to the same genetic stock.

Synonyms

  • colour
  • Indian race
  • Negroid race
  • White race
  • color
  • master race
  • people of color
  • Yellow race
  • Slavic race
  • Black race
  • Mongolian race
  • people of colour
  • Caucasoid race
  • White people
  • Slavic people
  • Caucasian race
  • Herrenvolk
  • grouping
  • Amerindian race
  • Mongoloid race
  • Negro race

Antonyms

  • go
  • rise
  • precede
  • advance

Etymology

  • race (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • razza (Italian)

9. race

verb. ['ˈreɪs'] compete in a race.

Synonyms

  • speed skate
  • place
  • compete
  • run
  • vie
  • campaign
  • show
  • contend
  • horse-race

Antonyms

  • back
  • behave
  • discontinue
  • closing

Etymology

  • race (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • razza (Italian)

10. race

noun. ['ˈreɪs'] (biology) a taxonomic group that is a division of a species; usually arises as a consequence of geographical isolation within a species.

Synonyms

  • taxon
  • subspecies
  • taxonomic category

Antonyms

  • converge
  • enter
  • hop out
  • push

Etymology

  • race (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • razza (Italian)
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