Definition of race
- pennant race
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
Eight horses will race for the cup.
That horse will never race again.
She's going to race the champion.
They raced each other home.
I'll race you to see who gets there first.
She races cars for a living.
The flood raced through the valley.
The truck's engine was racing.
The dog raced ahead of me.
barrel, belt, blast, blaze, blow, bolt, bowl, breeze, bundle, bustle, buzz, cannonball, careen, career, chase, course, dash, drive, fly, hare, hasten, hie, highball, hotfoot (it), hump, hurl, hurry, hurtle, hustle, jet, jump, motor, nip, pelt, ram, rip, rocket, run, rush, rustle, scoot, scurry, scuttle, shoot, speed, step, tear, travel, trot, whirl, whisk, zip, zoom;
beat it, get a move on, make tracks, shake a leg, step on it;
First Known Use: 1580See Words from the same year
: to compete in a race
: to compete in a race against (someone)
: to drive or ride (something) in a race
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