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English noun: rushing

1. rushing (act) (American football) an attempt to advance the ball by running into the line

SamplesThe linebackers were ready to stop a rush.


Broader (hypernym)run, running, running game, running play

Domain categoryAmerican football, American football game

2. rushing (act) the act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner

SamplesIn his haste to leave he forgot his book.

Synonymshaste, hurry, rush

Broader (hypernym)motion, move, movement

Narrower (hyponym)bolt, dash, scamper, scramble, scurry

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