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  Definition of race
  1. a canal for a current of water
  2. a contest of speed; "the race is to the swift"
  3. any competition; "the race for the presidency"
  4. 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"
  5. (biology) a taxonomic group that is a division of a species; usually arises as a consequence of geographical isolation within a species
  6. the flow of air that is driven backwards by an aircraft propeller
  7. compete in a race; "he is running the Marathon this year"; "let''s race and see who gets there first"
  8. step on it; "He rushed down the hall to receive his guests"; "The cars raced down the street"
  9. cause to move fast or to rush or race; "The psychologist raced the rats through a long maze"
  10. to work as fast as possible towards a goal, sometimes in competition with others; "We are racing to find a cure for AIDS"
Similar Words: raceway, subspecies, slipstream, airstream, backwash, wash, run, rush, hotfoot, hasten, hie, speed, pelt along, rush along, cannonball along, bucket along, belt along

 

See Also: run off, accelerate, speed up, speed, quicken

 

Hyponyms: automobile race, auto race, car race, bicycle race, boat race, burnup, chariot race, dog racing, footrace, foot race, run, freestyle, cross country, heat, horse race, potato race, sack race, scratch race, ski race, skiing race, relays, relay race, repechage, arms race, political campaign, campaign, color, colour, people of color, people of colour, master race, Herrenvolk, Black race, Negroid race, Negro race, White race, White people, Caucasoid race, Caucasian race, Yellow race, Mongoloid race, Mongolian race, Indian race, Amerindian race, Slavic people, Slavic race, show, place, boat-race, horse-race, speed skate, barge, thrust ahead, push forward, tear, shoot, shoot down, charge, buck, dart, dash, scoot, scud, flash

 

Derivational Morphology: run, footrace, foot race, runner, track, running, racer, race car, racing car, racing, speed, velocity, swiftness, fastness, speeding, hurrying, haste, hurry, rush, rushing, race driver, automobile driver

 

Anagrams: care, Acre, Acer, acre

 

Language Translations:
Bosnian: trka   Chinese: 競賽  
Croatian: trka   Dutch: wedloop  
Finnish: kilpailu   French: course  
German: Rennen   Hungarian: verseny  
Italian: corsa   Japanese: 競争  
Korean: 경주   Portuguese: corrida  
Russian: гонки   Slovene: dirka  
Spanish: carrera   Swedish: kapplöpning  
 
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