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race

verb
 
 
/reɪs/
COMPETE [I, T] B1 to compete in a race: I'll race you to the end of the road. I used to race against him at school.Competing in sportCompeting and contending (non-sporting)Moving quickly
race along/down/over, etc to move somewhere very quickly: I raced over to see what was the matter.Moving quickly
race sb to/back, etc to take someone somewhere very quickly: Ambulances raced the injured to a nearby hospital.Moving quickly
HORSE/DOG [T] to put a horse, dog, etc in a raceCompeting in sportCompeting and contending (non-sporting)
(Definition of race verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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