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What does the word race mean? Find synonyms, antonyms and the meaning of the word race in our free online dictionary! Find words starting with race and anagrams of race.

Definitions of "race"

  • A local geographic or global human population distinguished as a more or less distinct group by genetically transmitted physical characteristics. noun
  • A group of people united or classified together on the basis of common history, nationality, or geographic distribution: the German race. noun
  • A genealogical line; a lineage. noun
  • Humans considered as a group. noun
  • Biology An interbreeding, usually geographically isolated population of organisms differing from other populations of the same species in the frequency of hereditary traits. A race that has been given formal taxonomic recognition is known as a subspecies. noun
  • Biology A breed or strain, as of domestic animals. noun
  • A distinguishing or characteristic quality, such as the flavor of a wine. noun
  • Sports A competition of speed, as in running or riding. noun
  • Sports A series of such competitions held at a specified time on a regular course: a fan of the dog races. noun
  • An extended competition in which participants struggle like runners to be the winner: the presidential race. noun
  • Steady or rapid onward movement: the race of time. noun
  • A strong or swift current of water. noun
  • The channel of such a current. noun
  • An artificial channel built to transport water and use its energy. Also called raceway. noun
  • A groovelike part of a machine in which a moving part slides or rolls. noun
  • See slipstream. noun
  • Sports To compete in a contest of speed. verb-intransitive
  • To move rapidly or at top speed: We raced home. My heart was racing with fear. verb-intransitive
  • To run too rapidly due to decreased resistance or unnecessary provision of fuel: adjusted the idle to keep the engine from racing. verb-intransitive

The word "race" in example sentences

Howe took a narrow two point USA Crits lead with 20 laps to go in the race, and he held onto the orange and white jersey come the end of the  race.. [Jonathan Cantwell continues crit command with win at Chris Thater Criterium]

Aryan race to leave behind literary relics of their existence on earth, then I say the Vedic poets are primitive; the Vedic language is primitive; the Vedic religion is primitive, and, taken as a whole, _more primitive than anything else that we are ever likely to recover in the whole history of our race_ ..... [The New Avatar and The Destiny of the Soul The Findings of Natural Science Reduced to Practical Studies in Psychology]

It appears that the red race here, the _race capresse_, is particularly liable to the disease.. [Two Years in the French West Indies]

But the want of general efficient efforts, unobstructed by local laws and deleterious influences, cannot but, in a few years, convince the Boards that the colonization of the tribes West is the best, if not the only hope of prosperity to the race _as a race_.. [Personal Memoirs of a Residence of Thirty Years with the Indian Tribes on the American Frontiers]

Expansion of segregating F2 mapping populations hybrids were derived from crosses of race 2 (P6497) ×race 7 (P7064), and race 1 (48FPA18) ×race. [PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles]

The term "race card", to those who understand it correctly, tends to suggest that someone was mistreated for reasons other than race and yet still insists that his/her mistreatment was due to race.. [msnbc.com: Top msnbc.com headlines]

It is formed from the term race, which prudery permits, and it expresses once and for all that for which the instinct exists -- not the individual at all, but the race which is to come after him.. [Woman and Womanhood A Search for Principles]

Regarding the title race he said: It was night when nobody else played in the Premier League.. [Arsenal's Theo Walcott misses cup final, Cesc Fábregas a major doubt]

Whether or not Roman Abramovich's spending really does put Chelsea back in the title race, it is possiblethey may have the biggest say in where the trophy ends up.. [Crawley Town beat the odds to earn FA Cup visit to Manchester United]

Cesc Fábregas's statement mentioned an underlying "respect" for the officials and an all-consuming passion for a club embroiled in the title race, but was less an apology and more an admission that, as he put simply, "so many things are said in the heat of the moment".. [Cesc Fábregas risking his and Arsenal's reputation with petty battles | Dominic Fifield]

Alfonso Thomas has exploded on to the County Championship scene after weeks of injury frustration and is threatening to bowl the pre-season favourites Somerset into the thick of the title race when it matters most.. [Sussex 245, Somerset 36-1 | County Championship day one match report]

Don't look now, but there's a title race going on in Serie A.. [Tip of the day]

Carlo Ancelotti's conviction that Chelsea are too far behind Manchester United in the title race has wavered.. [Carlo Ancelotti believes Chelsea now have slim chance in title race]

Of course you go into every season wondering if you can get into the title race but at the moment we're not in it and our realistic aim at the start was top four and two good long runs in the cup.. [Steven Gerrard ready for another big week with his beloved Liverpool]

The Bosnian has not scored since Bonfire night and the form of Mario Balotelli – absent with an ankle injury for the second match in a row – is likely to become increasingly important to Mancini as the title race intensifies.. [Manchester City and Liverpool need a solution for striking flaws | Richard Williams]

They now trail leaders Celtic by 14 points, with the title race effectively over.. [Ally McCoist sure Rangers will survive 'black day' of administration]

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