Synonyms of race in English

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noun

1‘Dave won the race and Andy came second’

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contest, competition
relay, event, fixture, heat, rally, trial, time trial, head-to-head

2‘the race for naval domination accelerated’

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competition, contest, rivalry, contention, quest

3‘the brook was diverted into the mill race’

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channel, waterway, watercourse, conduit, sluice, spillway, aqueduct

verb

1‘Jimmy will race in the semi-finals’

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compete, take part in a race, run, contend

2‘dogs would race the train furiously’

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compete against, have a race with, run against, be pitted against, try to beat

3‘Cally raced after him’

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hurry, dash, run, rush, sprint, bolt, dart, gallop, career, charge, shoot, hurtle, hare, bound, fly, speed, zoom, go hell for leather, pound, streak, scurry, scuttle, scamper, scramble, make haste, hasten, lose no time, spank along, really move
informal tear, belt, pelt, scoot, zap, zip, whip, step on it, get a move on, hotfoot it, leg it, steam, put on some speed, go like a bat out of hell, burn rubber
British informal bomb, bucket, put one's foot down
Scottish informal wheech
North American informal boogie, hightail it, clip, barrel, get the lead out
informal, dated cut along
North American vulgar slang drag ass, haul ass, tear ass
literary fleet
archaic post, hie, haste

4‘she tried to calm herself, but her heart was racing’

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beat rapidly, pound, throb, pulsate, pulse, thud, thump, hammer, palpitate, flutter, pitter-patter, go pit-a-pat, quiver, vibrate, pump, pant, thrill
rare quop

Synonyms of race in English

: race1race2

race2


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noun

1‘the school has pupils of many different races’

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ethnic group, racial type, origin, ethnic origin

2‘we Scots were a bloodthirsty race then’

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people, nation

3‘a new race of novelists had appeared’

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group, type, sort, class, kind, variety, ilk, genre, cast, style, brand, vintage, order, breed, species, generation

4‘a prince of the race of Solomon’

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family, line, lineage, house, dynasty, stock, blood, folk, clan, tribe
ancestry, descent, bloodline
progeny, offspring, issue