rush


rush (http://definr.com/rush)

     adj 1: not accepting reservations [syn: first-come-first-serve(p)]
     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,
           rushing]
     2: a sudden forceful flow [syn: spate, surge, upsurge]
     3: grasslike plants growing in wet places and having
        cylindrical often hollow stems
     4: physician and Revolutionary American 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 rush!"; "he does it for
        kicks" [syn: bang, boot, charge, flush, thrill,
        kick]
     6: a sudden burst of activity; "come back after the rush"; "he
        joined the gold rush"
     7: (football) an attempt to advance the ball by running into
        the line; "the linebackers were ready to stop a rush"
        [syn: rushing]
     v 1: step on it; "He rushed down the hall to receive his guests";
          "The cars raced down the street" [syn: hotfoot, hasten,
           hie, speed, race, pelt along, rush along, {cannonball
          along}, bucket along, belt along] [ant: linger]
     2: attack suddenly
     3: urge to an unnatural speed; "Don't rush me, please!" [syn: hurry]
        [ant: delay]
     4: act or move at high speed; "We have to rush!" [syn: 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]
     7: of bodily processes such as fever, illness, etc. [syn: induce,
         stimulate, hasten]