[n] a canal for a current of water
[n] a contest of speed; "the race is to the swift"
[n] any competition; "the race for the presidency"
[n] people who are believed to belong to the same genetic stock; "some biologists doubt that there are important genetic differences between races of human beings"
[n] (biology) a taxonomic group that is a division of a species; usually arises as a consequence of geographical isolation within a species
[n] the flow of air that is driven backwards by an aircraft propeller
[v] compete in a race; "he is running the Marathon this year"; "let's race and see who gets there first"
[v] step on it; "He rushed down the hall to receive his guests"; "The cars raced down the street"
[v] cause to move fast or to rush or race; "The psychologist raced the rats through a long maze"
[v] to work as fast as possible towards a goal, sometimes in competition with others; "We are racing to find a cure for AIDS"
airstream, backwash, belt along, bucket along, cannonball along, hasten, hie, hotfoot, pelt along, raceway, run, rush, rush along, slipstream, speed, subspecies, wash
accelerate, act, Amerindian race, arms race, auto race, automobile race, barge, bicycle race, Black race, boat race, boat-race, buck, burnup, campaign, campaign, canal, car race, Caucasian race, Caucasoid race, charge, chariot race, color, colour, compete, competition, contend, contest, cross country, dart, dash, displace, dog racing, flash, flow, foot race, footrace, freestyle, go, group, grouping, Herrenvolk, horse race, horse-race, Indian race, locomote, master race, Mongolian race, Mongoloid race, move, move, Negro race, Negroid race, people of color, people of colour, place, political campaign, potato race, push forward, quicken, relay race, relays, run, run off, sack race, scoot, scratch race, scud, shoot, shoot down, show, ski race, skiing race, Slavic people, Slavic race, speed skate, speed up, taxon, taxonomic group, tear, thrust ahead, travel, vie, White race, Yellow race