Translation of "race" - English-Spanish dictionary

race

noun uk /reɪs/

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

carrera
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

raza
people of many different races
verb uk /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

correr
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)

race

noun /reis/

a competition to find who or which is the fastest

carrera
a horse race.
racer noun

a car, bicycle etc built for competitive racing.

coche/bicicleta de carreras
racing noun

the sport of racing horses

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

(in compounds) any sport which involves races

Carrera
motor racing.
racecourse noun

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

hipódromo
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)