the races

plural noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of the races

: an event at which there is a series of horse races
  • Let's go to the races this weekend.

Word by Word Definitions

race play races
  1. : the act of running

  2. : a strong or rapid current of water flowing through a narrow channel

  3. : a watercourse used industrially

  1. : to compete in a race

  2. : to go, move, or function at top speed or out of control

  3. : to revolve too fast under a diminished load

  1. : a breeding stock of animals

  2. : a family, tribe, people, or nation belonging to the same stock

  3. : a class or kind of people unified by shared interests, habits, or characteristics


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