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Meaning of “rush” - Learner’s Dictionary

rush

verb
 
 
/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.Hurrying and doing things quicklyBusy and activeMoving quickly
rush to do sth to do something quickly and enthusiastically: His friends rushed to congratulate him after the ceremony.Hurrying and doing things quicklyBusy and active
FORCE ACTION [T] 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.Hurrying and doing things quicklyBusy and active
(Definition of rush verb from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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