Meaning of race

Definition of race

(noun) any competition; "the race for the presidency"
a contest of speed; "the race is to the swift"
people who are believed to belong to the same genetic stock; "some biologists doubt that there are important genetic differences between races of human beings"
(biology) a taxonomic group that is a division of a species; usually arises as a consequence of geographical isolation within a species
the flow of air that is driven backwards by an aircraft propeller
a canal for a current of water
(verb) move hurridly; "He rushed down the hall to receive his guests"; "The cars raced down the street"
compete in a race; "he is running the Marathon this year"; "let's race and see who gets there first"
to work as fast as possible towards a goal, sometimes in competition with others; "We are racing to find a cure for AIDS"
cause to move fast or to rush or race; "The psychologist raced the rats through a long maze"

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