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1 Jimmy will race in the semi-finals
compete, take part in a race, run, contend
2 dogs would race the train furiously
compete against, have a race with, run against, be pitted against, try to beat
3 Cally raced after him
hurry, dash, run, rush, sprint, bolt, dart, gallop, career, charge, shoot, hurtle, hare, bound, fly, speed, zoom, go hell for leather, pound, streak, scurry, scuttle, scamper, scramble, make haste, hasten, lose no time, spank along, really move
informal tear, belt, pelt, scoot, zap, zip, whip, step on it, get a move on, hotfoot it, leg it, steam, put on some speed, go like a bat out of hell, burn rubber
Scottish informal wheech
informal, dated cut along
North American vulgar slang drag/tear/haul ass
2 we Scots were a bloodthirsty race then
, killing of a race
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