Synonyms of hurry


1. hurry, haste, urgency

usage: a condition of urgency making it necessary to hurry; "in a hurry to lock the door"

2. haste, hastiness, hurry, hurriedness, precipitation, speed, swiftness, fastness

usage: overly eager speed (and possible carelessness); "he soon regretted his haste"

3. haste, hurry, rush, rushing, motion, movement, move

usage: the act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner; "in his haste to leave he forgot his book"


1. travel rapidly, speed, hurry, zip, travel, go, move, locomote

usage: move very fast; "The runner zipped past us at breakneck speed"

2. rush, hasten, hurry, look sharp, festinate, act, move

usage: act or move at high speed; "We have to rush!"; "hurry--it's late!"

3. rush, hurry, urge, urge on, press, exhort

usage: urge to an unnatural speed; "Don't rush me, please!"

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Definition and meaning of hurry (Dictionary)