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Definitions of hurry

  1. To hasten; act rapidly. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  2. To hasten; to impel to greater speed; to urge on. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To impel to precipitate or thoughtless action; to urge to confused or irregular activity. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To cause to be done quickly. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To impel to greater speed; hasten on. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. To urge forward: to hasten. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. To urge to haste. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. To move or act with haste; to proceed with celerity or precipitation; as, let us hurry. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. To act or move with haste. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  10. To move or act with haste:-pa.p. hurried. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  11. act or move at high speed; "We have to rush!"; "hurry--it's late!" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. move very fast; "The runner zipped past us at breakneck speed" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. urge to an unnatural speed; "Don't rush me, please!" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. To urge forward; to haste; to hasten. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  15. To hasten; to impel to greater speed; to put into confusion through haste; to move or act with haste. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  16. Hurrying. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  17. the act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner; "in his haste to leave he forgot his book" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  18. overly eager speed (and possible carelessness); "he soon regretted his haste" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  19. The act of hurrying in motion or business; pressure; urgency; bustle; confusion. Webster Dictionary DB
  20. Haste; urgency; confusion. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  21. A driving forward: haste: tumult. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  22. Haste. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  23. The act of hurrying; haste. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  24. An urging forward; urgency; confusion; a stage having spouts by which coals are shot into vessels. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  25. HURRYINGLY. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  26. Hurried. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

Usage examples for hurry

  1. For the love of Heaven, hurry man! – Judith of Blue Lake Ranch by Jackson Gregory
  2. If I went away I should only be miserable, and hurry back by the first train. – A Monk of Cruta by E. Phillips Oppenheim
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