Translation of "race" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /reɪs/ us /reɪs/

A2 a competition in which people run, ride, drive, etc. against each other in order to see who is the fastest

a horse race

one of the groups that people are divided into, having the same colour skin or hair and other things that are the same

people of many different races
verb uk /reɪs/ us /reɪs/ present participle racing, past tense and past participle raced

B1 to compete in a race

echar una carrera, competir (contra), correr
I’ll race you to the end of the street!

to move somewhere very quickly

I raced over to see what was wrong.

to take someone somewhere very quickly

llevar corriendo
Ambulances raced the injured to a nearby hospital.

(Translation of “race” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /reis/

a competition to find who or which is the fastest

a horse race.
racer noun

a car, bicycle etc built for competitive racing.

coche/bicicleta de carreras
racing noun

the sport of racing horses

He likes watching the racing on TV
(also adjective) the racing results.

(in compounds) any sport which involves races

motor racing.
racecourse noun

(a place with) a course over which horse races are run

Newmarket racecourse.
racehorse noun

a horse bred and used for racing

caballo de carreras
a thoroughbred racehorse.
racetrack noun

(a place with) a course over which races are run by cars, dogs, athletes etc.

pista de carreras
racing car noun

a car specially designed and built for racing.

coche de carreras
a race against time noun

a desperate attempt to do something before a certain time

una carrera contrarreloj
It was a race against time to rescue the injured climber.
the races noun plural

a meeting for horse-racing

las carreras
a day at the races.

(Translation of “race” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)