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Meaning of rush

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adj 1: not accepting reservations [syn: {first-come-first-
             serve(p)}, {rush}]
      2: done under pressure; "a rush job" [syn: {rush(a)}, {rushed}]
      n 1: the act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner; "in
           his haste to leave he forgot his book" [syn: {haste},
           {hurry}, {rush}, {rushing}]
      2: a sudden forceful flow [syn: {rush}, {spate}, {surge},
      3: grasslike plants growing in wet places and having cylindrical
         often hollow stems
      4: physician and American Revolutionary leader; signer of the
         Declaration of Independence (1745-1813) [syn: {Rush},
         {Benjamin Rush}]
      5: the swift release of a store of affective force; "they got a
         great bang out of it"; "what a boot!"; "he got a quick rush
         from injecting heroin"; "he does it for kicks" [syn: {bang},
         {boot}, {charge}, {rush}, {flush}, {thrill}, {kick}]
      6: a sudden burst of activity; "come back after the rush"
      7: (American football) an attempt to advance the ball by running
         into the line; "the linebackers were ready to stop a rush"
         [syn: {rush}, {rushing}]
      v 1: move fast; "He rushed down the hall to receive his guests";
           "The cars raced down the street" [syn: {rush}, {hotfoot},
           {hasten}, {hie}, {speed}, {race}, {pelt along}, {rush
           along}, {cannonball along}, {bucket along}, {belt along},
           {step on it}] [ant: {dawdle}, {linger}]
      2: attack suddenly
      3: urge to an unnatural speed; "Don't rush me, please!" [syn:
         {rush}, {hurry}] [ant: {delay}, {detain}, {hold up}]
      4: act or move at high speed; "We have to rush!"; "hurry--it's
         late!" [syn: {rush}, {hasten}, {hurry}, {look sharp},
      5: run with the ball, in football
      6: cause to move fast or to rush or race; "The psychologist
         raced the rats through a long maze" [syn: {race}, {rush}]
      7: cause to occur rapidly; "the infection precipitated a high
         fever and allergic reactions" [syn: {induce}, {stimulate},
         {rush}, {hasten}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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