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  Definition of hurry
  1. the act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner; "in his haste to leave he forgot his book"
  2. overly eager speed (and possible carelessness); "he soon regretted his haste"
  3. a condition of urgency making it necessary to hurry; "in a hurry to lock the door"
  4. urge to an unnatural speed; "Don''t rush me, please!"
  5. act or move at high speed; "We have to rush!"; "hurry--it''s late!"
  6. move very fast; "The runner zipped past us at breakneck speed"
Similar Words: haste, rush, rushing, hastiness, hurriedness, precipitation, hasten, look sharp, festinate, travel rapidly, speed, zip

 

See Also: accelerate, speed up, speed, quicken

 

Hyponyms: dash, bolt, scamper, scramble, scurry, abruptness, precipitateness, precipitance, precipitancy, suddenness, flit, flutter, fleet, dart, run, zoom, zoom along, whizz, whizz along

 

Derivational Morphology: rush, hotfoot, hasten, hie, speed, race, pelt along, rush along, cannonball along, bucket along, belt along, look sharp, festinate, travel rapidly, zip, haste, rushing, festination, hastiness, hurriedness, precipitation, rusher, speeding, hurrying, velocity, swiftness, fastness

 

Language Translations:
Albanian: nxiton   Breton: hasta  
Croatian: hitati   Esperanto: rapidi  
Finnish: kiirehtiä   French: (se) hâter  
German: eilen   Hungarian: siet  
Italian: affrettarsi   Swedish: skynda  
 
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