Definition of "raced" []

  • A contest of speed, as in running, swimming, driving, riding, etc (noun)
  • Any competition or rivalry (noun)
  • Rapid or constant onward movement (noun)
  • A rapid current of water, esp one through a narrow channel that has a tidal range greater at one end than the other (noun)
  • A channel of a stream, esp one for conducting water to or from a water wheel or other device for utilizing its energy (noun)
  • A channel or groove that contains ball bearings or roller bearings or that restrains a sliding component (noun)
  • The inner or outer cylindrical ring in a ball bearing or roller bearing (noun)
  • A narrow passage or enclosure in a sheep yard through which sheep pass individually, as to a sheep dip (noun)
  • A wire tunnel through which footballers pass from the changing room onto a football field (noun)
  • A line of containers coupled together, used in mining to transport coal (noun)
  • The span or course of life (noun)
  • To engage in a contest of speed with (another) (verb)
  • To engage (oneself or one's representative) in a race, esp as a profession or pastime (verb)
  • To move or go as fast as possible (verb)
  • To run (an engine, shaft, propeller, etc) or (of an engine, shaft, propeller, etc) to run at high speed, esp after reduction of the load or resistance (verb)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of race. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "raced" in a sentence
  • "Another name raced into my head from that old, dusty folder that has been hidden deep in my heart for over a decade."
  • "But outside the Capitol, as the word raced around the broad streets and rode hell-for-leather out into the Red Hills and toward St. Augustine and Pensacola, boys whooped War!"
  • "Then — in a scene you don't see every day in the major leagues — he raced from the clubhouse on his bicycle, blowing past the general manager."