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Definitions of race:
  • noun:   a contest of speed
    Example: "The race is to the swift"
  • noun:   any competition
    Example: "The race for the presidency"
  • noun:   people who are believed to belong to the same genetic stock
    Example: "Some biologists doubt that there are important genetic differences between races of human beings"
  • noun:   a canal for a current of water
  • noun:   (biology) a taxonomic group that is a division of a species; usually arises as a consequence of geographical isolation within a species
  • noun:   the flow of air that is driven backwards by an aircraft propeller
  • verb:   cause to move fast or to rush or race
    Example: "The psychologist raced the rats through a long maze"
  • verb:   to work as fast as possible towards a goal, sometimes in competition with others
  • verb:   compete in a race
    Example: "Let's race and see who gets there first"
  • verb:   step on it
    Example: "The cars raced down the street"
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 50000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #4921)

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