race


race
I 1. [reɪs]
nome
1) sport corsa f., gara f.

to have a race — fare una corsa

to run a race — correre (with contro)

bicycle race — corsa, gara ciclistica

a race against the clock — una corsa a tempo; fig. una corsa contro il tempo

2) fig. corsa f., gara f.

presidential race — la corsa per la presidenza

the race to reach the moon — la corsa alla luna

2.
nome plurale races equit. corse f.
II 1. [reɪs]
verbo transitivo
1) (compete with) correre contro, gareggiare con [person, car, horse]
2) (enter for race) fare correre, fare partecipare a una corsa [horse, dog]; fare partecipare a una gara [car, boat]; correre per, correre su [Ferrari]
3) (rev) fare girare a vuoto, imballare [engine]
2.
verbo intransitivo
1) (compete in race) correre, gareggiare

to race around the track — correre facendo il giro della pista

2) (rush)

to race in — precipitarsi dentro, entrare di corsa

to race after sb., sth. — correre dietro a qcn., qcs.

to race through — fare [qcs.] velocemente o di corsa [task]

3) [heart] battere forte; [engine] girare a vuoto, imballarsi; [mind] lavorare freneticamente
4) (hurry) affrettarsi
III 1. [reɪs]
nome
1) antrop. sociol. razza f.
2) bot. specie f.; zool. razza f.
2.
modificatore [attack, riot, equality, law] razziale
* * *
I 1. [reis] noun
(a competition to find who or which is the fastest: a horse race.)
2. verb
1) (to (cause to) run in a race: I'm racing my horse on Saturday; The horse is racing against five others.)
2) (to have a competition with (someone) to find out who is the fastest: I'll race you to that tree.)
3) (to go etc quickly: He raced along the road on his bike.)
- racecourse
- racehorse
- racetrack
- racing-car
- a race against time
- the races
II [reis]
1) (any one section of mankind, having a particular set of characteristics which make it different from other sections: the Negro race; the white races; (also adjective) race relations.)
2) (the fact of belonging to any of these various sections: the problem of race.)
3) (a group of people who share the same culture, language etc; the Anglo-Saxon race.)
- racialism
- racialist
- the human race
- of mixed race
* * *
I 1. [reɪs]
nome
1) sport corsa f., gara f.

to have a race — fare una corsa

to run a race — correre (with contro)

bicycle race — corsa, gara ciclistica

a race against the clock — una corsa a tempo; fig. una corsa contro il tempo

2) fig. corsa f., gara f.

presidential race — la corsa per la presidenza

the race to reach the moon — la corsa alla luna

2.
nome plurale races equit. corse f.
II 1. [reɪs]
verbo transitivo
1) (compete with) correre contro, gareggiare con [person, car, horse]
2) (enter for race) fare correre, fare partecipare a una corsa [horse, dog]; fare partecipare a una gara [car, boat]; correre per, correre su [Ferrari]
3) (rev) fare girare a vuoto, imballare [engine]
2.
verbo intransitivo
1) (compete in race) correre, gareggiare

to race around the track — correre facendo il giro della pista

2) (rush)

to race in — precipitarsi dentro, entrare di corsa

to race after sb., sth. — correre dietro a qcn., qcs.

to race through — fare [qcs.] velocemente o di corsa [task]

3) [heart] battere forte; [engine] girare a vuoto, imballarsi; [mind] lavorare freneticamente
4) (hurry) affrettarsi
III 1. [reɪs]
nome
1) antrop. sociol. razza f.
2) bot. specie f.; zool. razza f.
2.
modificatore [attack, riot, equality, law] razziale

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