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KK Pronunciation

〔 rєs 〕


〔 rєis 〕

Overview of noun race

The noun race has 6 senses

  • race -- (any competition; "the race for the presidency")

  • race -- (a contest of speed; "the race is to the swift")

  • race -- (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")

  • subspecies, race -- ((biology) a taxonomic group that is a division of a species; usually arises as a consequence of geographical isolation within a species)

  • slipstream, airstream, race, backwash, wash -- (the flow of air that is driven backwards by an aircraft propeller)

  • raceway, race -- (a canal for a current of water)

Overview of verb race

The verb race has 4 senses

  • rush, hotfoot, hasten, hie, speed, race, pelt along, rush along, cannonball along, bucket along, belt along, step on it -- (move fast; "He rushed down the hall to receive his guests"; "The cars raced down the street")

  • race, run -- (compete in a race; "he is running the Marathon this year"; "let's race and see who gets there first")

  • race -- (to work as fast as possible towards a goal, sometimes in competition with others; "We are racing to find a cure for AIDS")

  • race, rush -- (cause to move fast or to rush or race; "The psychologist raced the rats through a long maze")