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Race (IPA: /ˈɹeɪs/)


Race (v. t.)

To raze.

Race (n.)

A root.

Race (n.)

The descendants of a common ancestor; a family, tribe, people, or nation, believed or presumed to belong to the same stock; a lineage; a breed.

Race (n.)

Company; herd; breed.

Race (n.)

A variety of such fixed character that it may be propagated by seed.

Race (n.)

Peculiar flavor, taste, or strength, as of wine; that quality, or assemblage of qualities, which indicates origin or kind, as in wine; hence, characteristic flavor; smack.

Race (n.)

Hence, characteristic quality or disposition.

Race (n.)

A progress; a course; a movement or progression.

Race (n.)

Esp., swift progress; rapid course; a running.

Race (n.)

Hence: The act or process of running in competition; a contest of speed in any way, as in running, riding, driving, skating, rowing, sailing; in the plural, usually, a meeting for contests in the running of horses; as, he attended the races.

Race (n.)

Competitive action of any kind, especially when prolonged; hence, career; course of life.

Race (n.)

A strong or rapid current of water, or the channel or passage for such a current; a powerful current or heavy sea, sometimes produced by the meeting of two tides; as, the Portland Race; the Race of Alderney.

Race (n.)

The current of water that turns a water wheel, or the channel in which it flows; a mill race.

Race (n.)

A channel or guide along which a shuttle is driven back and forth, as in a loom, sewing machine, etc.

Race (v. i.)

To run swiftly; to contend in a race; as, the animals raced over the ground; the ships raced from port to port.

Race (v. i.)

To run too fast at times, as a marine engine or screw, when the screw is lifted out of water by the action of a heavy sea.

Race (v. t.)

To cause to contend in a race; to drive at high speed; as, to race horses.

Race (v. t.)

To run a race with.

Race

Biological concept

Race

Classification system used to categorize humans

Race

Track in a bearing along which the rolling elements ride

Race

Competitive event in which participants attempt to complete objectives as fast as possible

Race

2008 film by Abbas Alibhai Burmawalla, Mastan Alibhai Burmawalla

Race (Last Name / Surname)

Race is the #6,632 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 5,108 people had that surname.

Example Sentence (Quote)

".. .when the human race is not grotesque it is because it is asleep and losing its opportunity." - Mark Twain

Example Sentence (Quote)

"[...] But if I was to suggest so much as an egg and spoon race these days [the Wizards]'d use the spoon to eat the egg." - Discworld

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [to Lightning] Hey, McQueen! You can't race in primer, man. Come on, let's go!" - Cars 3

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A lot of the blood of America's race war victims will be on the hands and bloated bodies of Rush Limbaugh and Howard Stern." - Carl Rowan

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Artists are the antennae of the race but the bullet-headed many will never learn to trust their great artists." - Ezra Pound


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