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race

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of race

  1. 1 a group of persons who come from the same ancestor <a man, born of noble race, who was now living in impoverished circumstances> Synonyms blood, clan, folks, house, kin, kindred, kinfolk (or kinfolks), kinsfolk, line, lineage, people, family, stock, tribeRelated Words blended family, nuclear family; extended family, household, kith; brood; descendant (also descendent), issue, offspring, progeny, scion, seed; clansman, kinsman, kinswoman, relative; dynastyNear Antonyms ancestry, birth, descent, extraction, origin, pedigree

  2. 2 a people having a common language, culture, and body of traditions <Winston Churchill's famous hope and prediction that World War II would be remembered by future generations as the finest hour of the Britannic race> Synonyms ethnicity, nation, nationalityRelated Words minority; clan, family, folk, house, kindred, tribe


race

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of race

  1. 1 to engage in a contest <just how many candidates are racing for the senatorial seat this year?> Synonyms battle, contend, face off, fight, compete, rival, vieRelated Words challenge, engage, play; jockey, jostle, maneuver; go out, try out; train, work

  2. 2 to proceed or move quickly <was racing around trying to get everything done before her big trip to India> Synonyms barrel, belt, blast, blaze, blow, bolt, bomb [slang], bowl, breeze, bundle, bustle, buzz, cannonball, careen, career, chase, course, crack (on), dash, drive, fly, hare, hasten, hie, highball, hotfoot (it), hump, hurl, hurtle, hustle, jet, jump, motor, nip, pelt, hurry, ram, rip, rocket, run, rush, rustle, scoot, scurry, scuttle, shoot, speed, step, tear, travel, trot, whirl, whisk, zip, zoomRelated Words beetle, dart, flit, scamper, scud, scuffle; stampede, streak, whiz (or whizz); gallop, jog, sprint; accelerate, quicken, step out; catch up, fast-forward, outpace, outrun, outstrip, overtake; arrow, beelineNear Antonyms dally, dawdle, dillydally, drag, hang (around or out), lag, linger, loiter, poke, tarry; amble, lumber, plod, saunter, shuffle, stroll; decelerate, slow (down or up)Antonyms crawl, creep, poke


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