race

Part of speech: verb

To move or cause to move swiftly; match or contend in a contest of speed.

Part of speech: noun

A series of descendants from a common ancestry; lineage; pedigree.

Part of speech: noun

A trial of speed.

Part of speech: noun

Movement; career.

Part of speech: noun

A sluice.

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Usage examples "race":

  1. King Cole: My race being run, I love to watch the race. - "King Cole", John Masefield.
  2. So with religion and the life history of the race. - "A Grammar of Freethought", Chapman Cohen.
  3. Never will I trust one of his race again. - "Who?", Elizabeth Kent.