race
noun.
any competition
the race for the presidency
noun.
a contest of speed
the race is to the swift
noun.
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
noun.
(biology) a taxonomic group that is a division of a species; usually arises as a consequence of geographical isolation within a species
Synonym: subspecies
noun.
the flow of air that is driven backwards by an aircraft propeller
noun.
a canal for a current of water
Synonym: raceway
verb.
move hurridly
He rushed down the hall to receive his guests|The cars raced down the street
verb.
compete in a race
he is running the Marathon this year|let's race and see who gets there first
Synonym: run
verb.
to work as fast as possible towards a goal, sometimes in competition with others
We are racing to find a cure for AIDS
verb.
cause to move fast or to rush or race
The psychologist raced the rats through a long maze
Synonym: rush