hurry definition

  • verb-intransitive:
    • to go or work with speed or haste.
    • to go or work with haste; to proceed with celerity or precipitation.
  • verb-transitive:
    • resulting in to go or act with speed or haste: hurried the kids to school.
    • To cause to go or act with excessive haste; rush: ended up being hurried into marriage.
    • To speed the progress or completion of; expedite. See Synonyms at rate.
    • To accelerate; to impel to higher rate; to encourage on.
    • To impel to precipitate or thoughtless action; to encourage to puzzled or unusual activity.
    • resulting in is done rapidly.
  • noun:
    • The work or an example of hurrying; hastened progress.
    • Activity or motion that is often unduly hurried; haste. See Synonyms at haste.
    • the requirement or want to rush; an ailment of urgency: in no rush to go out of.
    • Rushed action.
    • Urgency.
    • In US baseball, an incidence of a defensive player forcing the quarterback to act quicker versus quarterback was prepared to, causing a failed unpleasant play.
    • The act of hurrying in movement or business; pressure; urgency; bustle; confusion.
    • The work of hurrying.
    • Excessive haste; precipitation; therefore, agitation; confusion.
    • A timber staging with spouts operating from this, found in running vessels with coal.
    • In dram, music, a tremolando passageway for violins or tympani relating to a fantastic scenario.
    • Synonyms Haste (see hasten, v. i.), flurry, flutter.
    • In physical, a proposed product of speed; an acceleration of one foot per second per second.
    • a disorder of urgency making it necessary to hurry
    • the act of going hurriedly and in a careless fashion
    • extremely eager speed (and possible negligence)
  • verb:
    • to accomplish things rapidly.
    • Often with up, to speed up the rate of performing anything.
    • move extremely fast
    • urge to an unnatural rate
    • act or move at high-speed
  • others:
    • To hasten; urge ahead or forward; impel to better rapidity of movement or activity.
    • To impel to violent or thoughtless activity; desire to perplexed or imprudent activity.
    • to-draw, as a corf or wagon, in a coal-mine.
    • Synonyms Hasten, Hurry (see hasten, v. i.); precipitate.
    • To flurry.
    • to maneuver or act with haste.
    • to maneuver or work with undue haste or with precipitation.
    • Synonyms Hasten, Hurry. See hasten, v. i.

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