Synonyms of rush in English:

rush

verb

  • 1 she rushed home
    hurry, dash, run, race, sprint, bolt, dart, gallop, career, charge, shoot, hurtle, careen, hare, fly, speed, zoom, scurry, scuttle, scamper, hasten
    informal tear, belt, pelt, scoot, zip, whip, hotfoot it, leg it, bomb, hightail it
  • 2 water rushed along gutters
  • 3 the legislation was rushed through both houses
    push, hurry, hasten, speed, hustle, press, force
  • 4 the mob rushed the police
  • noun

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  • 1 Tim made a rush for the exit
    dash, run, sprint, dart, bolt, charge, scramble, break
  • 2 the lunch rush
    hustle and bustle, commotion, hubbub, stir; busy time
  • 3 a last-minute rush for flights
    demand, clamor, call, request; run on
  • 4 he was in no rush to leave
    hurry, haste, urgency
  • 5 a rush of adrenaline
    surge, flow, flood, spurt, stream; thrill, flash
    informal charge, jolt, kick
  • 6 a rush of cold air
    gust, blast, draft
  • 7 I made a sudden rush at him
  • adjective

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  • 1 a rush job
    urgent, high-priority, emergency; hurried, hasty, fast, quick, swift
    informal hurry-up
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