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Definitions of rushed word
- verb without object rushed to move, act, or progress with speed, impetuosity, or violence. 1
- verb without object rushed to dash, especially to dash forward for an attack or onslaught. 1
- verb without object rushed to appear, go, pass, etc., rapidly or suddenly: The blood rushed to his face. 1
- verb without object rushed Football. to carry the ball on a running play or plays. 1
- verb with object rushed to perform, accomplish, or finish with speed, impetuosity, or violence: They rushed the work to make the deadline. 1
- verb with object rushed to carry or convey with haste: to rush an injured person to the hospital. 1
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Origin of rushed
First appearance:before 1325
One of the 16% oldest English words
1325-75; (v.) Middle English ruschen < Anglo-French russher, russer, Old French re(h)usser, re(h)user, ruser < Late Latin recūsāre, to push back, Latin: to refuse. See recuse, ruse; (noun) Middle English rus(s)che, derivative of the v.
Parts of speech for Rushed
A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 98% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 52% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.
rushed usage trend in Literature
Synonyms for rushed
- aviated — Simple past tense and past participle of aviate.
- barged — a capacious, flat-bottomed vessel, usually intended to be pushed or towed, for transporting freight or passengers; lighter.
- careered — an occupation or profession, especially one requiring special training, followed as one's lifework: He sought a career as a lawyer.
- coursed — a direction or route taken or to be taken.
- darted — a small, slender missile that is pointed at one end and usually feathered at the other and is propelled by hand, as in the game of darts, or by a blowgun when used as a weapon.
- candled — Simple past tense and past participle of candle.
- corkscrewed — Simple past tense and past participle of corkscrew.
- counterclaimed — Simple past tense and past participle of counterclaim.
- gushed — to flow out or issue suddenly, copiously, or forcibly, as a fluid from confinement: Water gushed from the broken pipe.
- gusted — Archaic. flavor or taste.
Antonyms for rushed
- laid back — relaxed or unhurried: laid-back music rhythms.
- circumambulated — Simple past tense and past participle of circumambulate.
- crawled — Simple past tense and past participle of crawl.
- dallied — to waste time; loiter; delay.
- dawdled — to waste time; idle; trifle; loiter: Stop dawdling and help me with these packages!
- dragged — to draw with force, effort, or difficulty; pull heavily or slowly along; haul; trail: They dragged the carpet out of the house.
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