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Meaning & Definition of Race in English

English

Race

/res/

noun

1. Any competition

  • "The race for the presidency"
    synonym:
  • race

2. A contest of speed

  • "The race is to the swift"
    synonym:
  • race

3. People who are believed to belong to the same genetic stock

  • "Some biologists doubt that there are important genetic differences between races of human beings"
    synonym:
  • race

4. (biology) a taxonomic group that is a division of a species

  • Usually arises as a consequence of geographical isolation within a species
    synonym:
  • subspecies
  • ,
  • race

5. The flow of air that is driven backwards by an aircraft propeller

    synonym:
  • slipstream
  • ,
  • airstream
  • ,
  • race
  • ,
  • backwash
  • ,
  • wash

6. A canal for a current of water

    synonym:
  • raceway
  • ,
  • race

verb

1. Move fast

  • "He rushed down the hall to receive his guests"
  • "The cars raced down the street"
    synonym:
  • rush
  • ,
  • hotfoot
  • ,
  • hasten
  • ,
  • hie
  • ,
  • speed
  • ,
  • race
  • ,
  • pelt along
  • ,
  • rush along
  • ,
  • cannonball along
  • ,
  • bucket along
  • ,
  • belt along
  • ,
  • step on it

2. Compete in a race

  • "He is running the marathon this year"
  • "Let's race and see who gets there first"
    synonym:
  • race
  • ,
  • run

3. To work as fast as possible towards a goal, sometimes in competition with others

  • "We are racing to find a cure for aids"
    synonym:
  • race

4. Cause to move fast or to rush or race

  • "The psychologist raced the rats through a long maze"
    synonym:
  • race
  • ,
  • rush

Examples of using

I finished the race.
This race is already won.
Tom broke his leg in a ski race.