1. (American football) an attempt to advance the ball by running into the line (Freq. 5)

the linebackers were ready to stop a rush

Syn: ↑rush
Derivationally related forms: ↑rush, ↑rush (for: ↑rush)
Hypernyms: ↑run, ↑running, ↑running play, ↑running game
2. the act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner (Freq. 1)

in his haste to leave he forgot his book

Syn: ↑haste, ↑hurry, ↑rush
Derivationally related forms: ↑rush, ↑rush (for: ↑rush), ↑hurry (for: ↑hurry)
Hypernyms: ↑motion, ↑movement, ↑move
Hyponyms: ↑dash, ↑bolt, ↑scamper, ↑scramble, ↑scurry

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