Associations to the word «Rush»


RUSH, noun. Any of several stiff aquatic or marsh plants of the genus Juncus, having hollow or pithy stems and small flowers.
RUSH, noun. The stem of such plants used in making baskets, mats, the seats of chairs, etc.
RUSH, noun. The merest trifle; a straw.
RUSH, noun. A sudden forward motion.
RUSH, noun. A surge.
RUSH, noun. General haste.
RUSH, noun. A rapid, noisy flow.
RUSH, noun. (military) A sudden attack; an onslaught.
RUSH, noun. (contact sports) The act of running at another player to block or disrupt play.
RUSH, noun. (American football) (dated) A rusher; a lineman.
RUSH, noun. A sudden, brief exhilaration, for instance the pleasurable sensation produced by a stimulant.
RUSH, noun. (US) (figuratively) A regulated period of recruitment in fraternities and sororities.
RUSH, noun. (US) (dated) (college slang) A perfect recitation.
RUSH, noun. (croquet) A roquet in which the object ball is sent to a particular location on the lawn.
RUSH, verb. (transitive or intransitive) To hurry; to perform a task with great haste.
RUSH, verb. (intransitive) To flow or move forward rapidly or noisily.
RUSH, verb. (intransitive) (football) To dribble rapidly.
RUSH, verb. (transitive or intransitive) (contact sports) To run directly at another player in order to block or disrupt play.
RUSH, verb. (transitive) To cause to move or act with unusual haste.
RUSH, verb. (intransitive) (military) To make a swift or sudden attack.
RUSH, verb. (military) To swiftly attach to without warning.
RUSH, verb. (transitive) To transport or carry quickly.
RUSH, verb. (transitive or intransitive) (croquet) To roquet an object ball to a particular location on the lawn.
RUSH, verb. (US) (slang) (dated) To recite (a lesson) or pass (an examination) without an error.
RUSH, adjective. Performed with, or requiring urgency or great haste, or done under pressure.
RUSH, proper noun. An English occupational surname​ for someone who made things from rushes.
RUSH, proper noun. (computing) A dialect of the language PL/1.
RUSH HOUR, noun. (idiomatic) The times of the day when traffic jams are commonplace, due mainly to people commuting to or from work.
RUSH HOURS, noun. Plural of rush hour
RUSH IN, verb. (idiomatic) To act quickly and without due thought
RUSH OFF, verb. (intransitive) to leave in a hurry
RUSH OUT, verb. (transitive) To release (a product) quickly.
RUSH OUT, verb. Used other than as an idiom: see rush out.

Dictionary definition

RUSH, noun. The act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner; "in his haste to leave he forgot his book".
RUSH, noun. A sudden forceful flow.
RUSH, noun. Grasslike plants growing in wet places and having cylindrical often hollow stems.
RUSH, noun. Physician and American Revolutionary leader; signer of the Declaration of Independence (1745-1813).
RUSH, noun. The swift release of a store of affective force; "they got a great bang out of it"; "what a boot!"; "he got a quick rush from injecting heroin"; "he does it for kicks".
RUSH, noun. A sudden burst of activity; "come back after the rush".
RUSH, noun. (American football) an attempt to advance the ball by running into the line; "the linebackers were ready to stop a rush".
RUSH, verb. Move fast; "He rushed down the hall to receive his guests"; "The cars raced down the street".
RUSH, verb. Attack suddenly.
RUSH, verb. Urge to an unnatural speed; "Don't rush me, please!".
RUSH, verb. Act or move at high speed; "We have to rush!"; "hurry--it's late!".
RUSH, verb. Run with the ball, in football.
RUSH, verb. Cause to move fast or to rush or race; "The psychologist raced the rats through a long maze".
RUSH, verb. Cause to occur rapidly; "the infection precipitated a high fever and allergic reactions".
RUSH, adjective. Not accepting reservations.
RUSH, adjective. Done under pressure; "a rush job".

Wise words

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