Meaning of “rush” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb uk us /rʌʃ/
HURRY [ I, T ]

B2 to hurry or move quickly somewhere, or to make someone or something hurry or move quickly somewhere:

We rushed out into the street to see what all the noise was.
The UN has rushed medical supplies to the war zone.
[ + to do sth ] We had to rush to catch the bus.
rush to do sth

to do something quickly and enthusiastically:

His friends rushed to congratulate him after the ceremony.

to make someone do something more quickly than they want to do it:

[ + into + doing sth ] I refuse to be rushed into making a decision.

(Definition of “rush verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)