Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb hurry

3 senses of hurry

Sense 1
travel rapidly, speed, hurry, zip -- (move very fast; "The runner zipped past us at breakneck speed")
       => travel, go, move, locomote -- (change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast")

Sense 2
rush, hasten, hurry, look sharp, festinate -- (act or move at high speed; "We have to rush!"; "hurry--it's late!")
       => act, move -- (perform an action, or work out or perform (an action); "think before you act"; "We must move quickly"; "The governor should act on the new energy bill"; "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel")

Sense 3
rush, hurry -- (urge to an unnatural speed; "Don't rush me, please!")
       => urge, urge on, press, exhort -- (force or impel in an indicated direction; "I urged him to finish his studies")

Antonyms of adj hurried

1 sense of hurried

Sense 1
hurried (vs. unhurried) -- (moving rapidly or performed quickly or in great haste; "a hurried trip to the store"; "the hurried life of a city"; "a hurried job")

unhurried (vs. hurried) -- (relaxed and leisurely; without hurry or haste; "people strolling about in an unhurried way"; "an unhurried walk"; "spoke in a calm and unhurried voice")
        => careful, deliberate, measured -- (unhurried and with care and dignity; "walking at the same measured pace"; "with all deliberate speed")
        => easy, easygoing, leisurely -- (not hurried or forced; "an easy walk around the block"; "at a leisurely (or easygoing) pace")

Similarity of adj hurried

1 sense of hurried

Sense 1
hurried (vs. unhurried) -- (moving rapidly or performed quickly or in great haste; "a hurried trip to the store"; "the hurried life of a city"; "a hurried job")
       => flying, quick, fast -- (hurried and brief; "paid a flying visit"; "took a flying glance at the book"; "a quick inspection"; "a fast visit")
       => hasty, headlong -- (excessively quick; "made a hasty exit"; "a headlong rush to sell")
       => hasty, overhasty, precipitate, precipitant, precipitous -- (done with very great haste and without due deliberation; "hasty marriage seldom proveth well"- Shakespeare; "hasty makeshifts take the place of planning"- Arthur Geddes; "rejected what was regarded as an overhasty plan for reconversion"; "wondered whether they had been rather precipitate in deposing the king")
       => helter-skelter, pell-mell -- (with undue hurry and confusion; "a helter-skelter kind of existence with never a pause"; "a pell-mell dash for the train")
       => rush (prenominal), rushed -- (done under pressure; "a rush job")
          Also See-> fast#1

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