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Hurry

Hurry

WordNet



noun


(1)   The act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner
"In his haste to leave he forgot his book"
(2)   Overly eager speed (and possible carelessness)
"He soon regretted his haste"
(3)   A condition of urgency making it necessary to hurry
"In a hurry to lock the door"

verb


(4)   Urge to an unnatural speed
"Don't rush me, please!"
(5)   Act or move at high speed
"We have to rush!"
"Hurry--it's late!"
(6)   Move very fast
"The runner zipped past us at breakneck speed"
Wiktonary



Noun



  1. Rushed action. When one is "in a hurry" (adverbial phrase) it means one is doing things quickly and often impatiently.
  2. In American football, an incidence of a defensive player forcing the quarterback to act faster than the quarterback was prepared to, resulting in a failed offensive play.

Verb



  1. To do things quickly.
    He's hurrying because he's late.
  2. Often with , to speed up the rate of doing something.
    If you don't hurry you wont finish on time.