Definition of Race


  • a canal for a current of water
  • the flow of air that is driven backwards by an aircraft propeller
  • (biology) a taxonomic group that is a division of a species
    usually arises as a consequence of geographical isolation within a species
  • people who are believed to belong to the same genetic stock
    "some biologists doubt that there are important genetic differences between races of human beings"
  • a contest of speed
    "the race is to the swift"
  • any competition
    "the race for the presidency"


  • cause to move fast or to rush or race
    "The psychologist raced the rats through a long maze"
  • to work as fast as possible towards a goal, sometimes in competition with others
    "We are racing to find a cure for AIDS"
  • compete in a race
    "he is running the Marathon this year"
    "let's race and see who gets there first"
  • move fast
    "He rushed down the hall to receive his guests"
    "The cars raced down the street"
    - pelt along - rush along - cannonball along - bucket along - belt along - step on it
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Unscramble race

16 unscramble word found using the letters race.

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