Definitions of rush:
- noun: (American football) an attempt to advance the ball by running into the line
Example: "The linebackers were ready to stop a rush"
- noun: a sudden burst of activity
Example: "Come back after the rush"
- noun: a sudden forceful flow
- noun: physician and Revolutionary American leader; signer of the Declaration of Independence (1745-1813)
- noun: grasslike plants growing in wet places and having cylindrical often hollow stems
- noun: the act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner
- noun: the swift release of a store of affective force
Example: "He got a quick rush from injecting heroin"
- verb: step on it
Example: "He rushed down the hall to receive his guests"
- verb: run with the ball, in football
- verb: urge to an unnatural speed
Example: "Don't rush me, please!"
- verb: act or move at high speed
Example: "We have to rush!"
- verb: attack suddenly
- verb: cause to move fast or to rush or race
- verb: cause to occur rapidly
- adjective: not accepting reservations
- name: A surname (common: 1 in 5882 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #706)
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