(Sports) To compete against in a race.
Sprint is defined as to run a short race at full speed.
To move or extend in a certain direction:
To go or travel at a slow or leisurely pace:
To rely for assistance or support:
Gallop is defined as to hurry or move quickly.
To continue to exist or prevail; endure; remain
To serve as a guide.
To flow in or as in a stream
To move or act with speed or haste.
To treat with lead or a lead compound:
Go is defined as to move or leave.
To perform a function; work:
To fail to pay (a dividend).
To present; offer:
Work is defined as to put forth effort in order to accomplish something or to have a job.
To act in a required or expected manner; work
To swoop is to move or arc downward through the air rapidly, or to come in quickly and seize something, or to carry out an unexpected attack.
To show a sudden, brief burst of energy, increased activity, etc., as near the end of a race
To run away from:
To pass or journey over or through; traverse:
To walk fast; to go quickly; to run away hastily.
(Football) To run around with the ball behind the line of scrimmage in order to avoid being tackled while searching for an open receiver.
To move rapidly along a surface, usually with frequent light contacts or changes of direction; skip or glide quickly:
To be a limit or boundary to
To move violently or with speed; dash
To move or act quickly or suddenly.
To dash out suddenly; spring; dart
Dart is defined as to move or throw quickly.
(Sports) To set or regulate the rate of speed for (a race or a competitor in a race).
To stretch is to get wider, longer or larger, or to cause something to get wider, longer or larger or to try to make scarce resources go further.
To go as far as; attain
To cause to go; lead or impel
To move, remove, carry, brush (away, off, out, etc.) forcefully and speedily, as with a quick, sweeping motion
To move quickly; hurry; run
Trickle is defined as to flow slowly in a thin stream, or fall in steady drops.
To move to and fro over; cross and recross:
To carry or bear from one place to another; to remove; to convey.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
To cause to project or extend:
To follow closely:
Spring is defined as to jump up or to originate from.
To cover with a layer:
The total angular momentum of a physical system, such as an electron orbital or an atomic nucleus.
To move, work, or happen at a faster rate; accelerate:
To scuttle means to sink a ship by making holes in the hull, or to abandon a plan.
To range over (an area) quickly and energetically.
To proceed along the course of; follow:
To publish is defined as to announce or issue a written or printed work for public sale.
To go on in an orderly or regulated manner; to begin and carry on a series of acts or measures; to act by method; to prosecute a design.
To rain hard or heavily:
(Nautical) To work against the wind by a zigzag course; tack.
To move from one region to another with the change in seasons, as many birds and some fishes do
The definition of melt is to turn from a solid to liquid as a result of exposure to heat.
To direct, plan, or supervise (a project or activity).
To act with skill or cunning in gaining an end:
Manage is defined as to succeed despite difficulties or to control, influence or take charge.
To run or ride with a steady, easy gait.
Journey is defined as to travel.
(Informal) To work or act rapidly or energetically
To pursue; chase; drive
The definition of hasten is to cause something to happen more quickly, or to be quick to do something.
(Intransitive) To move with haste.
To keep under control; restrain:
Glide is defined as to move easily or flow smoothly.
To break up (ore, for example) with a gad.
Fuse is defined as to join together to form one, especially when joined by intense heat.
To engage in (a trade or occupation); work at.
To carry or transport in an aircraft or spacecraft:
To flow is defined as to run or move smoothly.
Evade is defined as to be deceitful to get around or escape from.
To issue with authority, especially to put (currency) into circulation.
To traverse in a vehicle:
To make a transition between shots in a cinematic work using a superimposition in which the first shot fades out while the second shot gradually appears.
To work in or be responsible for (a particular area or range of activity)
To adjust to a requirement; regulate:
To exist over a period; last:
(Intransitive) To act as a conductor (as of heat, electricity, etc.); to carry.
The definition of compete means to be in a contest or rivalry.
To run after; follow; pursue
(--- Basketball) To bump or run into (a defender) illegally while in possession of the ball or having just made a pass or shot.
(Immunology) To induce or evaluate an immune response in (an organism) by administering a specific antigen to which it has been sensitized.
(Computing, rare, associated with Acorn Computers) To load and automatically run (a program).
Blend is defined as to combine things in a harmonious manner.
Barrel means to move very quickly and often in a dangerous way.
To slope upward toward or along:
To secretly or suddenly leave a place or to go into hiding, especially to avoid arrest, prosecution, the service of a summons or other legal process, or an action by a creditor.
To do, make, or cause to move, go, or act, with unusual or excessive speed or haste; hurry
(Chess) To withdraw (a piece), as from a dangerous position
To fight for (ground, a military position, etc.); struggle to win or keep
To compete with; to strive against.
(Intransitive) To stand in presence of some authority, tribunal, or superior person, to answer a charge, plead a cause, or the like; to present one's self as a party or advocate before a court, or as a person to be tried.
To persevere is to stick with something, even if it becomes difficult.
After all others in chronology or sequence:
To contain; include
To oversee, direct, or manage (work, workers, a project, etc.); superintend
To oversee and manage; supervise.
(Sports) To hit (a soccer ball) in the air with one's head.
To manage or direct; administer
To direct the taking of (an oath).
To go into in a sharp, thrusting way
To go below the surface of water or another liquid:
Ram is defined as to drive or force something into something else.
To fall rapidly:
(Informal) To work or study hard
(Brit., Slang) To inform (on an accomplice)
To get by, or as if by, cutting or tearing.
To put into motion, circulation, or use
To push, drive, or move forward; propel
(Obs.) To walk or move along stealthily or furtively
To tend or drive as a herdsman
To bestow; to confer.
To have its contents melt
To melt; fuse.
To flow or spring from or as from a well; gush (up, forth, down, out, etc.)
To have a heavy, violent swelling motion; move in or as in a surge or surges
To flow out suddenly and plentifully; pour out; spout
To move in a circle, circuit, or course and return to the same point, as blood through the body
To arrange for the publication or display of:
To reach the end of a task, course, or relationship:
To rebel; to go against something formerly tolerated.
To go; esp., to go often, customarily, or generally
To go often, customarily, or in numbers
Refer is defined as to direct to for something needed, or to make a reference.
To apply is defined as to make a strong effort to do a job well.
To walk, go, or pass at a slow, deliberate pace
To associate on friendly terms with an enemy or opposing group, often in violation of discipline or orders.
To keep company or associate (with someone, esp. someone considered objectionable, undesirable, etc.)
To move back; go away; retreat
To go to bed
(Archaic) To carry through; to go through to the end.
To set out or depart; go:
To go out
To go in haste. Often used with it :
To be successful in coming or going:
To move quickly; dart.
To move rapidly
(Informal) To move or propel something with speed and force
To move, carry, drive, etc. with a rotating motion
To move swiftly and powerfully, as a rocket
To move at a vigorous gait:
(Scot., North Eng.) To move to other quarters, esp. by stealth
To move swiftly; flit; fly
To move or proceed rapidly:
To move or cause to move energetically and busily.
To move or drive rapidly or recklessly
Malfunction is defined as to not work properly.
To cause to walk or proceed at a walk:
To prevent the flow or passage of:
To be obedient
To wait on tables:
To become lower in range
To thrive is defined as to be successful in managing business or money.
To have intentions of a specified kind; be disposed:
Surround is defined as to enclose or circle around.
To refrain from; avoid or resist. Used with can or cannot:
To assemble is defined as to put something together.
To stir the emotions:
Seek is defined as to search or look for something.
To have a place or position
Just about; almost; nearly:
To come or go near or nearer to:
To supply as a cue:
To rove over or through.
To be most common or frequent; be predominant:
To perform; do:
To cause (an illustration, for example) to bleed.
(Music) To perform on an instrument:
To participate in, or go on, a campaign
To have a range of different qualities or amounts:
Fall is defined as to drop or come down, often unexpectedly.
To move at a smooth, easy gait by raising first both legs on one side, then both on the other
To canter is to ride a horse that is moving at a pace in between a trot and a gallop.
To gather or cause to increase; amass:
To fall suddenly, clumsily, or helplessly
To be carried in a flow
(Figuratively) To clear from complication or difficulty; to unfold; to solve.
To act quickly or impulsively:
(Sports) To fall or roll into a basket or hole. Used of a ball.
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