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

3 senses of hurry

Sense 1
hurry, haste -- (a condition of urgency making it necessary to hurry; "in a hurry to lock the door")
       => urgency -- (the state of being urgent; an earnest and insistent necessity)

Sense 2
haste, hastiness, hurry, hurriedness, precipitation -- (overly eager speed (and possible carelessness); "he soon regretted his haste")
       => speed, swiftness, fastness -- (a rate (usually rapid) at which something happens; "the project advanced with gratifying speed")

Sense 3
haste, hurry, rush, rushing -- (the act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner; "in his haste to leave he forgot his book")
       => motion, movement, move -- (the act of changing location from one place to another; "police controlled the motion of the crowd"; "the movement of people from the farms to the cities"; "his move put him directly in my path")

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")

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