Thesaurus > Related Words: hurry

  Words related to hurry

Related / Similar Words: haste, rush, rushing, hastiness, hurriedness, precipitation, hasten, look sharp, festinate, travel rapidly, speed, zip

 

Definition:
  • the act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner; "in his haste to leave he forgot his book";
  • overly eager speed (and possible carelessness); "he soon regretted his haste";
  • a condition of urgency making it necessary to hurry; "in a hurry to lock the door";
  • urge to an unnatural speed; "Don''t rush me, please!";
  • act or move at high speed; "We have to rush!"; "hurry--it''s late!";
  • move very fast; "The runner zipped past us at breakneck speed";

  •  
    See Also: accelerate, speed up, speed, quicken

     

    Hyponyms: dash, bolt, scamper, scramble, scurry, abruptness, precipitateness, precipitance, precipitancy, suddenness, flit, flutter, fleet, dart, run, zoom, zoom along, whizz, whizz along

     

    Derivational Morphology: rush, hotfoot, hasten, hie, speed, race, pelt along, rush along, cannonball along, bucket along, belt along, look sharp, festinate, travel rapidly, zip, haste, rushing, festination, hastiness, hurriedness, precipitation, rusher, speeding, hurrying, velocity, swiftness, fastness

     

    Language Translations:
    Albanian: nxiton   Breton: hasta  
    Croatian: hitati   Esperanto: rapidi  
    Finnish: kiirehtiä   French: (se) hâter  
    German: eilen   Hungarian: siet  
    Italian: affrettarsi   Swedish: skynda  
     
      Search Thesaurus

    Search the meaning/definition of over one hundred thousand words!
     
     
      
      Feature Word
     
      Find words starting with:
       
    A
    B
    C
       
    D
    E
    F
       
    G
    H
    I
       
    J
    K
    L
       
    M
    N
    O
       
    P
    Q
    R
       
    S
    T
    U
       
    V
    W
    X
       
    Y
    Z