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Adjective rush has 2 senses
  1. first-come-first-serve, rush - not accepting reservations
    Antonym: reserved (indirect, via unreserved)
  2. rush, rushed - done under pressure; "a rush job"
    Antonym: unhurried (indirect, via hurried)
Noun rush has 7 senses
  1. haste, hurry, rush, rushing - the act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner; "in his haste to leave he forgot his book"
    --1 is a kind of motion, movement, move
    --1 has particulars: dash, bolt; scamper, scramble, scurry
    Derived forms: verb rush6, verb rush4, verb rush3, verb rush1
  2. rush, spate, surge, upsurge - a sudden forceful flow
    --2 is a kind of flow, flowing
    --2 has particulars: debris surge, debris storm; onrush
  3. rush - grasslike plants growing in wet places and having cylindrical often hollow stems
    --3 is a kind of
    marsh plant, bog plant, swamp plant
    --3 is a member of Juncaceae, family Juncaceae, rush family
    --3 has particulars:
     bulrush, bullrush, common rush, soft rush, Juncus effusus; jointed rush, Juncus articulatus; toad rush, Juncus bufonius; hard rush, Juncus inflexus; salt rush, Juncus leseurii; slender rush, Juncus tenuis
  4. Rush, Benjamin Rush - physician and Revolutionary American leader; signer of the Declaration of Independence (1745-1813)
    --4 is a kind of doctor, doc, physician, MD, Dr., medico; American Revolutionary leader
  5. bang, boot, charge, rush, flush, thrill, kick - 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"
    --5 is a kind of exhilaration, excitement
  6. rush - a sudden burst of activity; "come back after the rush"
    --6 is a kind of
    outburst, burst, flare-up
    Derived form: verb rush4
  7. rush, rushing - (American football) an attempt to advance the ball by running into the line; "the linebackers were ready to stop a rush"
    --7 is a kind of run, running, running play, running game
    Derived form: verb rush5
Verb rush has 7 senses
  1. rush, hotfoot, hasten, hie, speed, race, pelt along, rush along, cannonball along, bucket along, belt along - step on it; "He rushed down the hall to receive his guests"; "The cars raced down the street"
    --1 is one way to travel, go, move, locomote
    Antonyms: linger, dawdle
    Derived forms: noun rush1, noun rushing2
    Sample sentence:
    They rush up the hill
  2. rush - attack suddenly
    --2 is one way to
    assail, assault, set on, attack
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  3. rush, hurry - urge to an unnatural speed; "Don't rush me, please!"
    --3 is one way to urge, urge on, press, exhort
    Antonyms: delay, detain, hold up
    Derived form: noun rush1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  4. rush, hasten, hurry, look sharp, festinate - act or move at high speed; "We have to rush!"; "hurry--it's late!"
    --4 is one way to act, move
    Derived forms: noun rush6, noun rush1, noun rusher3, noun rushing2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  5. rush - run with the ball, in football
    --5 is one way to
    Derived forms: noun rush7, noun rusher1, noun rushing1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  6. race, rush - cause to move fast or to rush or race; "The psychologist raced the rats through a long maze"
    --6 is one way to move, displace
    Derived form: noun rush1
    Sample sentence:
    They rush the car down the avenue
  7. induce, stimulate, rush, hasten - cause to occur rapidly; "the infection precipitated a high fever and allergic reactions"
    --7 is one way to effect, effectuate, bring about, set up
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
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