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race
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 19
1. A root.
2. The descendants of a common ancestor; a family, tribe, people, or nation, believed or presumed to belong to the same stock; a lineage; a breed.
3. Company; herd; breed.
4. A variety of such fixed character that it may be propagated by seed.
7. A progress; a course; a movement or progression.
8. Esp., swift progress; rapid course; a running.
9. Hence: The act or process of running in competition; a contest of speed in any way, as in running, riding, driving, skating, rowing, sailing; in the plural, usually, a meeting for contests in the running of horses; as, he attended the races.
10. Competitive action of any kind, especially when prolonged; hence, career; course of life.
11. The current of water that turns a water wheel, or the channel in which it flows; a mill race.
13. A strong or rapid current of water, or the channel or passage for such a current; a powerful current or heavy sea, sometimes produced by the meeting of two tides; as, the Portland Race; the of Alderney.
14. A game, match, etc., open only to losers in early stages of contests.
Part of Speech: verb
1. To run swiftly; to contend in a race; as, the animals raced over the ground; the ships raced from port to port.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To raze.
2. To cause to contend in a race; to drive at high speed; as, to race horses.
3. To run a race with.
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