Synonyms of rushing


1. rush, rushing, run, running, running play, running game

usage: (American football) an attempt to advance the ball by running into the line; "the linebackers were ready to stop a rush"

2. haste, hurry, rush, rushing, motion, movement, move

usage: the act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner; "in his haste to leave he forgot his book"


1. rush, hotfoot, hasten, hie, speed, race, pelt along, rush along, cannonball along, bucket along, belt along, step on it, travel, go, move, locomote

usage: move fast; "He rushed down the hall to receive his guests"; "The cars raced down the street"

2. rush, assail, assault, set on, attack

usage: attack suddenly

3. rush, hurry, urge, urge on, press, exhort

usage: urge to an unnatural speed; "Don't rush me, please!"

4. rush, hasten, hurry, look sharp, festinate, act, move

usage: act or move at high speed; "We have to rush!"; "hurry--it's late!"

5. rush, run

usage: run with the ball, in football

6. race, rush, move, displace

usage: cause to move fast or to rush or race; "The psychologist raced the rats through a long maze"

7. induce, stimulate, rush, hasten, effect, effectuate, set up

usage: cause to occur rapidly; "the infection precipitated a high fever and allergic reactions"

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Definition and meaning of rushing (Dictionary)