Synonyms of rush in English:

rush


See definition of rush

verb

1‘Simone rushed back into the house’

SYNONYMS
hurry, dash, run, race, sprint, bolt, dart, gallop, career, charge, shoot, hurtle, hare, bound, fly, speed, zoom, go hell for leather, pound, plunge, dive, whisk, streak, scurry, scuttle, scamper, scramble, make haste, hasten, bustle, bundle
stampede
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
British informal bomb, bucket
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
ANTONYMS

dawdle

2‘the noise of water rushing along gutters’

SYNONYMS
flow, pour, gush, surge, stream, cascade, shoot, swirl, run, course
spout, spurt, pump, jet
British informal sloosh

3‘the tax was rushed through parliament’

SYNONYMS
send rapidly, pass rapidly, hurry, push, hasten, speed, hustle, press, steamroller, force
informal railroad

4‘some demonstrators rushed the cordon of tanks and troops’

SYNONYMS
attack, charge, run at, fly at, assail
storm, attempt to capture

noun

1‘the men made a rush for the exit’

SYNONYMS
dash, run, sprint, dart, bolt, charge, scramble, bound, break
stampede

2‘the lunchtime rush gathered pace’

SYNONYMS
hustle and bustle, commotion, bustle, hubbub, hurly-burly, flurry of activity, stir
archaic hurry-scurry

3‘travel agents say there's been a last minute rush for holidays abroad’

SYNONYMS
demand, clamour, call, request, run, run on

4‘Peacock was in no rush to leave Tyneside’

SYNONYMS
hurry, haste, dispatch
urgency

5‘a rush of adrenaline’

SYNONYMS
surge, flow, gush, stream, flood, spurt
dart, thrill, flash, flush, blaze, stab

6‘a rush of cold night air’

SYNONYMS
gust, draught, flurry

7‘I made a sudden rush at him’

SYNONYMS
charge, onslaught, attack, sortie, sally, assault, onrush

adjective

1‘a rush job’

SYNONYMS
urgent, high-priority, top-priority, emergency
hurried, hasty, fast, quick, rapid, swift
North American informal hurry-up