- Any competition.
- usage: "the race for the presidency"
- A contest of speed.
- usage: "the race is to the swift"
- People who are believed to belong to the same genetic stock.
- usage: "some biologists doubt that there are important genetic differences between races of human beings"
- Biology) a taxonomic group that is a division of a species; usually arises as a consequence of geographical isolation within a species.
- synonyms: subspecies
- The flow of air that is driven backwards by an aircraft propeller.
- A canal for a current of water.
- synonyms: raceway
- Move fast.
- usage: "He rushed down the hall to receive his guests"; "The cars raced down the street"
- Compete in a race.
- usage: "he is running the Marathon this year"; "let's race and see who gets there first"
- synonyms: run
- To work as fast as possible towards a goal, sometimes in competition with others.
- usage: "We are racing to find a cure for AIDS"
- Cause to move fast or to rush or race.
- usage: "The psychologist raced the rats through a long maze"
- synonyms: rush
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