Hay 2 definiciones de rush en inglés:


Silabificación: rush
Pronunciación: /rəSH


1 [no object] Move with urgent haste: Jason rushed after her I rushed outside and hailed a taxi
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  • They rushed outside to meet with their comrades who were also perplexed by their findings.
  • We rushed out to move our cars which were parked in the road in front of the house.
  • Instead she rushed past him, moving faster than he could see.
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
pressed for time, busy, in a hurry, run off one's feet
1.1(Of air or a liquid) flow strongly: the water rushed in through the great oaken gates
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  • The crisp air rushed in from the water, lightly caressing their faces.
  • You have to open your mouth so as to be able to breath, what with the air rushing past, which invariably causes my eyes to stream.
  • The hot air rushes ever upward, creating a constant flow of wind that propels wind turbines throughout the tube.
1.2Act with great haste: as soon as the campaign started, they rushed into action [with infinitive]: shoppers rushed to buy computers
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  • It was not the mutuals that rushed into buying chains of estate agents and had to sell out in a hurry.
  • Increasing quantities of domestic investment has rushed into the field, especially during the last few years, as car sales have skyrocketed.
  • They had the part about attracting attention right, but then too many rushed into the creative process carelessly.
push, hurry, hasten, speed, hustle, press, force
1.3 [with object] Force (someone) to act hastily: I don’t want to rush you into something
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  • He realized now that he had been in a hurry to rush her into their relationship, and Eric had been the one for her to slow it down, to treat her as he never had.
  • She kept on rushing her mother to hurry up her work.
  • Don't rush me or try to do anything to speed up the process.
1.4 [with object] Take (someone) somewhere with great haste: an ambulance was waiting to rush him to the hospital
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  • With major injuries to his chest and legs, Michael was rushed to a waiting medical helicopter.
  • Help, reassurance and advice is just a phone-call away - and if you really do need to be rushing your child to hospital, the nurses will tell you so.
  • She became another victim of the evil and false conviction that it is the one who is to blame for the accident who rushes the victim to hospital.
1.5 [with two objects] Deliver (something) quickly to (someone): we’ll rush you a copy at once
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  • When that time was up, the students would rush their drawings from the studio to the Ecole in a cart called a charette.
  • A stretcher with a life support system was rushed towards the emergency room.
  • According to state government officials, attempts are being made to rush supplies to Mahad using country boats.
1.6 (rush something out) Produce and distribute something, or put something up for sale, very quickly: a rewritten textbook was rushed out last autumn
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  • Scores of imitation Lee films were rushed out, with titles like Re-Enter the Dragon, Enter Another Dragon, Exit the Dragon, Enter the Tiger, or even Bruce Lee Fights Back From the Grave.
  • These figures were rushed out yesterday by the Tourist Board in an obvious desire to prove it's not always like this in these parts.
  • The classic example is in computing, where it seems that no sooner have users got used to particular products than upgrades are rushed out.
1.7 [with object] Deal with (something) hurriedly: panic measures were rushed through Congress
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  • The 1974 act was rushed through the houses of Parliament with a mere seventeen hours of debate.
  • The measure was rushed through Parliament after the violence at the European Championships in June.
  • The control orders were rushed through parliament earlier this month in the face of widespread opposition.
2 [with object] Dash toward (someone or something) in an attempt to attack or capture them or it: he rushed the stronghold
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  • Three men were manhandled to the ground and handcuffed as they attempted to rush the event.
  • The group then initiates an attack by rushing the prey while issuing loud calls.
  • The mob attempted to rush the doors to the 19th floor elections office, and several people were trampled and manhandled in the process.
2.1 Football Advance rapidly toward (an offensive player, especially the quarterback).
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  • Griffith also is capable of coveting tight ends, chasing down running backs and wide receivers or rushing the quarterback.
  • His coverage skills are solid, and he knows how to rush the quarterback.
  • Everybody can't rush the quarterback, no matter how fast you are or how many spin moves you have.
2.2 [no object] Gain a specified amount of yardage or score a touchdown or conversion by running from scrimmage with the ball: he rushed for 100 yards on 22 carries
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  • The Bengals rushed for 240 yards on 57 carries and held the ball for 41 minutes.
  • Each time he was given the ball 25 times last season, he rushed for 100 yards or more.
  • He is one of five players in NFL history to have passed for over 20,000 yards and rushed for over 3,000.
3 [with object] US Entertain (a new student) in order to assess their suitability for membership in a college fraternity or sorority.
3.1(Of a student) visit (a college fraternity or sorority) with a view toward joining it: he rushed three fraternities
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  • He sees a potential avenue to popularity in rushing a fraternity on campus.


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1A sudden quick movement toward something, typically by a number of people: there was a rush for the door
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  • He also hopes the project will raise standards so that aesthetic appreciation wins out over the rush for quick money.
  • The darkness and heat descend upon you like a heavy black cloak and the mosquitoes suddenly make a rush for any exposed bits of skin.
  • Then, there is the mad rush for ‘complimentary passes’ all over.
dash, run, sprint, dart, bolt, charge, scramble, breakcharge, onslaught, attack, assault, onrush
1.1A flurry of hasty activity: the pre-Christmas rush [as modifier]: a rush job
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  • They came in a rush when all the activity ceased.
  • But the contribution sparked an unprecedented rush of activity in Bulgaria's foreign policy circles.
  • This is a major rush job and needs some serious editing.
hustle and bustle, commotion, hubbub, stir; busy timehurry, haste, urgency
1.2A sudden strong demand for a commodity: there’s been a rush on the Tribune because of the murder
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  • The rush on commodities stretched into the gold market, where prices touched 18-year highs.
  • People seeking to buy used cars might be better off waiting a few weeks until the rush on new 2001 registration cars slows down, he said.
  • Namibia will also not be affected by the rush on maize imports, as it is not land-locked like some other countries in the region.
demand, clamor, call, request; run on
1.3A sudden flow or flood: she felt a rush of cold air
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  • Kim looked at him in surprise, not expecting the sudden rush of cold air that washed over her without him there.
  • He blinked, unable to stop the sudden rush of tears that flooded his eyes.
  • The sudden rush of cold air gave her goose bumps, but she ignored them and took his bandaged hand in hers.
1.4A sudden intense feeling: Mark felt a rush of anger
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  • I had a rush of anger and frustration at not being able to vent my feelings in an acceptable manner.
  • She felt a rush of emotions with the anticipation of finding out what was in store for her.
  • Laura sighed and all of a sudden, a rush of feelings came over her.
1.5A sudden thrill or feeling of euphoria such as experienced after taking certain drugs: users experience a rush
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  • The sight of a computer keyboard or a blank page gave me the same rush that drug addicts get from seeing their freebasing paraphernalia.
  • Yes, a perfectly realised single can be as thrilling as a cocaine rush.
  • It's essentially a drug habit: the rush is over well before the first track is finished.
surge, flow, flood, spurt, stream; thrill, flash
informal charge, jolt, kick
2 Football A rapid advance by a defensive player or players, especially toward the quarterback.
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  • He is not particularly fast or overpowering, but he has great instincts and never loses sight of the quarterback during the rush.
  • Coaches often have him provide a controlled rush to contain mobile quarterbacks.
  • If he can keep his attitude up, the Cards could really use his ability to make the opposing quarterback worry about the rush.
2.1An act of running from scrimmage with the ball to gain yardage.
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  • He averaged 4.6 yards per rush and gained 627 yards while splitting time with Michael Pittman.
  • The Ravens are gaining 5.9 yards per rush, by far the pace-setting average in the league.
  • He was an ultraproductive receiver at Brown but doesn't have a catch or rush in the NFL.
3The process whereby college fraternities or sororities entertain new students in order to assess suitability for membership: ranking pledges during rush [as modifier]: rush week
4 (rushes) The first prints made of a movie after a period of shooting.
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  • So in a sense this is a bit like watching rushes in a feature film?
  • ‘I have only seen a few short rushes of the film and I am still not sure how it ends,’ he states in a long interview.
  • Next time we'll get our hands dirty; capturing and editing some footage in Premiere, going from our rushes to a final edited movie, all within the digital realm.


late Middle English: from an Anglo-Norman French variant of Old French ruser 'drive back', an early sense of the word in English (see ruse).



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  • He can handle outside speed rushers - but only when his technique is sound.
  • They have been better run stoppers than pass rushers but have lacked the support of an outside pass rush the last couple of years.
  • People think it's just three down linemen, but you've got two outside edge rushers and then three in the middle.


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  • Unashamedly emotional, rushingly life-affirming and immaculately put together, it even gives them a run for their immaculately-tailored money.

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Hay 2 definiciones de rush en inglés:


Silabificación: rush
Pronunciación: /


1A marsh or waterside plant with slender stemlike pith-filled leaves, widely distributed in temperate areas. Some kinds are used for matting, chair seats, and baskets, and some were formerly used for strewing on floors.
  • Genus Juncus, family Juncaceae
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  • Then the land went down, and there was marsh of rushes and willow and hazel.
  • Baskets are made from palm leaves, rushes, reeds, or wicker.
  • Several sedges and rushes from the marsh grow entangled beneath the shrubs.
1.1Used in names of plants of wet habitats that are similar to rushes, e.g., flowering rush.
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  • On the course students learned how to make papers from plant fibres such as bog rushes, straw, cotton and banana leaf known as abacca.
1.2A stem of a rush plant.
1.3Rushes used as a material.
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  • Learn how to make a basket from straw with Ted Kelly; how to make items from rush with Patricia O Flaherty and how to make a felt piece from wool with Susie Sullivan.
  • Stone and, later, bronze vessels became reservoirs of animal and vegetable oils wicked with rush and hemp.
2 archaic A thing of no value (used for emphasis): not one of them is worth a rush


Old English risc, rysc, of Germanic origin.



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  • Fountain plant, Russelia equisetiformis, is an easy perennial with arching, slender, rushlike branches and an abundance of orange-red tubular blooms spring to frost.


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  • Now Garda bicycles have been replaced by squad card, the milk cans by cartons, the vegetable cart by shop-displayed produce and the back terrace view of the Moy over rushy fields by unyielding concrete.
  • It had set a baseline for bad, rushy type of land.
  • But Olinda harbours a terrible secret: up in the airy valley, down in the rushy glen, one daren't go antiquing.