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1. half-hour

noun. ['ˈhæˌfaʊɝ'] a half of an hour.

Synonyms

  • hour
  • unit of time
  • hr
  • 30 minutes
  • time unit

Antonyms

  • sunrise

Etymology

  • half- (English)
  • hour (English)
  • houre (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Rush Hour

  • dessauer
  • scour
  • n'dour
  • krauer
  • flour
  • blauer
  • sour
  • lour
  • jour
  • dower
  • dour
  • bour

Sentences with rush-hour


1. Noun Phrase
Traffic can be heavy on this section of road, especially during the morning rush hour.

2. Noun Phrase
Note that traffic on Interstate 95, the main route into Washington, is heavy during rush hour.

2. hour

noun. ['ˈaʊɝ, ˈaʊr'] a period of time equal to 1/24th of a day.

Synonyms

  • unit of time
  • hr
  • quarter
  • 60 minutes
  • minute
  • twenty-four hours
  • 15 minutes
  • 24-hour interval
  • sidereal hour
  • 30 minutes
  • min
  • mean solar day
  • twenty-four hour period
  • solar day
  • person hour
  • half-hour
  • man hour
  • time unit
  • day

Antonyms

  • end
  • stay
  • day
  • night

Etymology

  • houre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • houre (Anglo-Norman)

3. hour

noun. ['ˈaʊɝ, ˈaʊr'] clock time.

Synonyms

  • twilight
  • crepuscule
  • dawn
  • first light
  • happy hour
  • noon
  • high noon
  • closing time
  • late-night hour
  • dayspring
  • morning
  • sunrise
  • noontide
  • cockcrow
  • dusk
  • early-morning hour
  • canonical hour
  • gloaming
  • time of day
  • dawning
  • time
  • mealtime
  • sunset
  • zero hour
  • daybreak
  • midday
  • nightfall
  • evenfall
  • small hours
  • none
  • twelve noon
  • fall
  • aurora
  • bedtime
  • break of day
  • sundown
  • gloam
  • noonday
  • midnight
  • sunup
  • crepuscle
  • rush hour
  • break of the day

Antonyms

  • sunrise
  • old
  • lighten
  • future

Etymology

  • houre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • houre (Anglo-Norman)

4. 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))

5. 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))

6. 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))

7. 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))

8. 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))

9. hour

noun. ['ˈaʊɝ, ˈaʊr'] a special and memorable period.

Synonyms

  • period
  • time period

Antonyms

  • first
  • new
  • all

Etymology

  • houre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • houre (Anglo-Norman)

10. 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))
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