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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