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1. rush

verb. ['ˈrʌʃ'] move fast.

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • linger
  • dullness
  • disappear
  • hide

Etymology

  • rusch (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ruschen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Rush

  • slush
  • plush
  • flush
  • blush
  • rusche
  • rusch
  • pusch
  • nusz
  • mush
  • musch
  • lush
  • lusch
  • kusch
  • hush
  • gush
  • dush
  • dusch
  • cush
  • busche

Example sentences of the word rush


1. Verb, base form
Don't feel you need to rush to answer questions and pause for a moment if needed.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Eliminate the holiday rush by roasting the turkey the day before.

Quotes containing the word rush


1. What childishness is it that while there's breath of life in our bodies, we are determined to rush to see the sun the other way around?
- Elizabeth Bishop

2. It was, he thought, the difference between being dragged into the arena to face a battle to the death and walking into the arena with your head held high. Some people, perhaps, would say that there was little to choose between the two ways, but Dumbledore knew - and so do I, thought Harry, with a rush of fierce pride, and so did my parents - that there was all the difference in the world.
- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

3. DON'T THINK OF IT AS DYING, said Death. JUST THINK OF IT AS LEAVING EARLY TO AVOID THE RUSH*'T THINK OF IT AS DYING, said Death. JUST THINK OF IT AS LEAVING EARLY TO AVOID THE RUSH.
*- Terry Pratchett, Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch


2. rush

noun. ['ˈrʌʃ'] the act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner.

Synonyms

  • movement
  • motion
  • haste
  • scramble
  • rushing
  • scamper
  • scurry
  • hurry
  • move
  • bolt

Antonyms

  • inelegance
  • stand still
  • laugh
  • descend

Etymology

  • rusch (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ruschen (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. rush

verb. ['ˈrʌʃ'] attack suddenly.

Synonyms

  • set on
  • assail
  • charge
  • assault
  • attack

Antonyms

  • function
  • come
  • malfunction
  • begin

Etymology

  • rusch (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ruschen (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. rush

verb. ['ˈrʌʃ'] urge to an unnatural speed.

Synonyms

  • hasten
  • urge
  • exhort
  • hurry
  • urge on
  • look sharp
  • press

Antonyms

  • retreat
  • gladden
  • move in
  • move out

Etymology

  • rusch (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ruschen (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. rush

noun. ['ˈrʌʃ'] a sudden forceful flow.

Synonyms

  • debris surge
  • flow
  • upsurge
  • onrush
  • flowing
  • spate
  • debris storm

Antonyms

  • enter
  • hop out
  • push
  • raise

Etymology

  • rusch (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ruschen (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. rush

verb. ['ˈrʌʃ'] act or move at high speed.

Synonyms

  • act
  • hasten
  • hurry
  • move
  • look sharp

Antonyms

  • stay
  • rest
  • buy
  • be born

Etymology

  • rusch (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ruschen (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. rush

noun. ['ˈrʌʃ'] grasslike plants growing in wet places and having cylindrical often hollow stems.

Synonyms

  • bullrush
  • bog plant
  • jointed rush
  • common rush
  • swamp plant
  • Juncus articulatus
  • marsh plant
  • slender rush
  • Juncus tenuis
  • bulrush
  • Juncus leseurii
  • family Juncaceae
  • Juncus inflexus
  • salt rush
  • rush family
  • hard rush
  • Juncaceae
  • toad rush
  • Juncus effusus
  • soft rush

Antonyms

  • behave
  • discontinue
  • closing
  • opening

Etymology

  • rusch (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ruschen (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. rush

adjective. ['ˈrʌʃ'] not accepting reservations.

Synonyms

  • unreserved

Antonyms

  • deceleration
  • acceleration

Etymology

  • rusch (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ruschen (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. Rush

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

10. rush

verb. ['ˈrʌʃ'] cause to move fast or to rush or race.

Synonyms

  • move
  • race

Antonyms

  • absolve
  • calm
  • overcharge

Etymology

  • rusch (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ruschen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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