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hurry

Synonyms of hurry in English:

verb

  • 1 hurry or you'll be late
    be quick, hurry up, hurry it up, hasten, speed up, speed it up, press on, push on;
    scurry, scramble, scuttle, sprint
    informal get a move on, move it, step on it, get cracking, get moving, shake a leg, hightail it, tear, zip, zoom, hotfoot it, leg it, get the lead out
    dated make haste
    archaic hie
    [Antonyms] dawdle, move slowly
  • 2 she hurried him out
    hustle, hasten, push, urge, drive, spur, goad, prod
  • noun

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  • 1 in all the hurry, we forgot
    rush, haste, flurry, hustle and bustle, confusion, commotion, hubbub, turmoil;
    race, scramble, scurry
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