hurry

  • 1 hurry up — {v. phr.} To rush (an emphatic form of hurry). * /Hurry up or we ll miss our plane./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 2 hurry up — {v. phr.} To rush (an emphatic form of hurry). * /Hurry up or we ll miss our plane./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 3 Hurry — Hur ry, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hurried}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Hurrying}.] [OE. horien; cf. OSw. hurra to whirl round, dial. Sw. hurr great haste, Dan. hurre to buzz, Icel. hurr hurly burly, MHG. hurren to hurry, and E. hurr, whir to hurry; all prob. of …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Hurry — Hur ry, v. i. To move or act with haste; to proceed with celerity or precipitation; as, let us hurry. [1913 Webster] {To hurry up}, to make haste. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Hurry — can refer to:*Hurry (EP), an EP by Tin Foil Phoenix *Hurrying, a child employed in a coal mine to transport coal *Hurry, a curling term …

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  • 6 hurry — [n] speed in action, motion bustle, celerity, commotion, dash, dispatch, drive, expedition, expeditiousness, flurry, haste, precipitance, precipitateness, precipitation, promptitude, push, quickness, rush, rustle, scurry, speediness, swiftness,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 7 hurry — ► VERB (hurries, hurried) ▪ move or act quickly or more quickly. ► NOUN ▪ great haste; urgency. ● in a hurry Cf. ↑in a hurry DERIVATIVES hurried …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 Hurry — Hur ry, n. The act of hurrying in motion or business; pressure; urgency; bustle; confusion. [1913 Webster] Ambition raises a tumult in the soul, it inflames the mind, and puts into a violent hurry of thought. Addison. Syn: Haste; speed; dispatch …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 hurry — vb *speed, quicken, precipitate, hasten Analogous words: impel, drive, *move Antonyms: delay Contrasted words: retard, slow, slacken, detain (see DELAY): procrastinate, lag, loiter, dawdle (see DELAY) hurry n *haste, speed, dispatch, expedition …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 10 hurry — index dispatch (promptness), dispatch (send off), expedite, haste, hasten, precipitate (hasten), race …

    Law dictionary

  • 11 hurry on — index dispatch (send off) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 12 hurry — [hʉr′ē] vt. hurried, hurrying [prob. < echoic base seen in HURL or ? in ON hurra, to whir, whirl around] 1. to cause to move or act more rapidly or too rapidly; drive, move, send, force, or carry with haste 2. to cause to occur or be done more …

    English World dictionary

  • 13 hurry on — ˌhurry ˈon derived to continue speaking without giving anyone else time to say anything • She hurried on before he could interrupt her. Main entry: ↑hurryderived …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 14 hurry — hur|ry1 [ˈhʌri US ˈhə:ri] v past tense and past participle hurried present participle hurrying third person singular hurries [Date: 1600 1700; Origin: Probably copying the action] 1.) [I and T] to do something or go somewhere more quickly than… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 hurry — hur|ry1 [ hʌri ] verb intransitive ** to do something or move somewhere very quickly: We must hurry or we shall be late back. Alec had to hurry home, but I stayed on. hurry along/through/into: She hurried along the corridor toward his office. He… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 16 hurry — 1 verb 1 (I, T) to do something or go somewhere more quickly than usual, especially because there is not much time: The movie begins as six we ll have to hurry. | hurry through/along/down etc: She hurried down the corridor as fast as she could. | …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 hurry — [[t]hʌ̱ri, AM hɜ͟ːri[/t]] hurries, hurrying, hurried 1) VERB If you hurry somewhere, you go there as quickly as you can. [V prep/adv] Claire hurried along the road... [V prep/adv] When she finished work she had to hurry home and look after her… …

    English dictionary

  • 18 hurry — I UK [ˈhʌrɪ] / US verb Word forms hurry : present tense I/you/we/they hurry he/she/it hurries present participle hurrying past tense hurried past participle hurried ** [intransitive] to do something or to move somewhere very quickly We must hurry …

    English dictionary

  • 19 hurry*/ — [ˈhʌri] verb [I/T] I to do something or to move somewhere very quickly, or to make someone do this We must hurry or we ll be late.[/ex] Alex had to hurry home, but I decided to stay.[/ex] She hurried along the corridor towards his office.[/ex]… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 20 Hurry On — Thoroughbred racehorse infobox horsename = Hurry On caption = sire = Marcovil grandsire = Marco dam = Tout Suite damsire = Sainfoin sex = Colt foaled = 1913 country = Great Britain flagicon|UK colour = Chestnut breeder = William Murland owner =… …

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