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hur·ry

 (hûr′ē, hŭr′-)
v. hur·ried, hur·ry·ing, hur·ries
v.intr.
To move or act with speed or haste. See Synonyms at speed.
v.tr.
1. To cause to move or act with speed or haste: hurried the children to school.
2. To cause to move or act with undue haste; rush: was hurried into marriage.
3. To speed the progress or completion of; expedite: hurried the delivery of the product.
n. pl. hur·ries
1. Activity or motion that is often unduly hurried; haste: I forgot my gloves in my hurry to catch the bus. See Synonyms at haste.
2. The need or wish to hurry; a condition of urgency: in no hurry to leave.

[Possibly Middle English horien, perhaps variant of harien, to harass; see harry.]

hur′ri·er n.

hurry

(ˈhʌrɪ)
vb, -ries, -rying or -ried
1. (often foll by: up) to hasten (to do something); rush
2. (often foll by: along) to speed up the completion, progress, etc, of
n
3. haste
4. urgency or eagerness
5. in a hurry informal
a. easily: you won't beat him in a hurry.
b. willingly: we won't go there again in a hurry.
[C16 horyen, probably of imitative origin; compare Middle High German hurren; see scurry]
ˈhurrying n, adj
ˈhurryingly adv

hur•ry

(ˈhɜr i, ˈhʌr i)

v. -ried, -ry•ing, v.i.
1. to move, proceed, or act with haste (often fol. by up).
v.t.
2. to drive, carry, or cause to move with speed.
3. to hasten; urge forward (often fol. by up).
4. to impel or perform with undue haste; rush: to hurry someone into a decision; to hurry a speech.
n.
5. a state of urgency or eagerness: shoppers in a great hurry.
6. hurried movement or action; haste.
[1580–90; expressive word of uncertain orig.; compare Middle English horyed (attested once) rushed, impelled, Middle High German hurren to move quickly]

Hurry

 a small load of hay or corn; a confused crowd; a mob, 1620.

hurry


Past participle: hurried
Gerund: hurrying

Imperative
hurry
hurry
Present
I hurry
you hurry
he/she/it hurries
we hurry
you hurry
they hurry
Preterite
I hurried
you hurried
he/she/it hurried
we hurried
you hurried
they hurried
Present Continuous
I am hurrying
you are hurrying
he/she/it is hurrying
we are hurrying
you are hurrying
they are hurrying
Present Perfect
I have hurried
you have hurried
he/she/it has hurried
we have hurried
you have hurried
they have hurried
Past Continuous
I was hurrying
you were hurrying
he/she/it was hurrying
we were hurrying
you were hurrying
they were hurrying
Past Perfect
I had hurried
you had hurried
he/she/it had hurried
we had hurried
you had hurried
they had hurried
Future
I will hurry
you will hurry
he/she/it will hurry
we will hurry
you will hurry
they will hurry
Future Perfect
I will have hurried
you will have hurried
he/she/it will have hurried
we will have hurried
you will have hurried
they will have hurried
Future Continuous
I will be hurrying
you will be hurrying
he/she/it will be hurrying
we will be hurrying
you will be hurrying
they will be hurrying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been hurrying
you have been hurrying
he/she/it has been hurrying
we have been hurrying
you have been hurrying
they have been hurrying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been hurrying
you will have been hurrying
he/she/it will have been hurrying
we will have been hurrying
you will have been hurrying
they will have been hurrying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been hurrying
you had been hurrying
he/she/it had been hurrying
we had been hurrying
you had been hurrying
they had been hurrying
Conditional
I would hurry
you would hurry
he/she/it would hurry
we would hurry
you would hurry
they would hurry
Past Conditional
I would have hurried
you would have hurried
he/she/it would have hurried
we would have hurried
you would have hurried
they would have hurried
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hurry - a condition of urgency making it necessary to hurryhurry - a condition of urgency making it necessary to hurry; "in a hurry to lock the door"
urgency - the state of being urgent; an earnest and insistent necessity
2.hurry - overly eager speed (and possible carelessness); "he soon regretted his haste"
fastness, swiftness, speed - a rate (usually rapid) at which something happens; "the project advanced with gratifying speed"
precipitance, precipitancy, precipitateness, suddenness, precipitousness, abruptness - the quality of happening with headlong haste or without warning
3.hurry - the act of moving hurriedly and in a careless mannerhurry - the act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner; "in his haste to leave he forgot his book"
movement, move, motion - the act of changing location from one place to another; "police controlled the motion of the crowd"; "the movement of people from the farms to the cities"; "his move put him directly in my path"
bolt, dash - the act of moving with great haste; "he made a dash for the door"
scamper, scurry, scramble - rushing about hastily in an undignified way
Verb1.hurry - move very fasthurry - move very fast; "The runner zipped past us at breakneck speed"
go, locomote, move, travel - change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast"
dart, fleet, flit, flutter - move along rapidly and lightly; skim or dart; "The hummingbird flitted among the branches"
run - move fast by using one's feet, with one foot off the ground at any given time; "Don't run--you'll be out of breath"; "The children ran to the store"
whizz along, zoom, zoom along, whizz - move along very quickly
2.hurry - act or move at high speed; "We have to rush!"; "hurry--it's late!"
act, move - perform an action, or work out or perform (an action); "think before you act"; "We must move quickly"; "The governor should act on the new energy bill"; "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel"
3.hurry - urge to an unnatural speed; "Don't rush me, please!"
urge, urge on, exhort, press - force or impel in an indicated direction; "I urged him to finish his studies"

hurry

verb
1. rush, fly, dash, barrel (along) (informal, chiefly U.S. & Canad.), scurry, scoot, burn rubber (informal) Claire hurried along the road.
rush creep, crawl, dawdle, move slowly, drag your feet
2. make haste, rush, lose no time, get a move on (informal), step on it (informal), get your skates on (informal) There was no longer any reason to hurry.
3. (sometimes with up) speed (up), accelerate, hasten, quicken, hustle, urge, push on, goad, expedite The President's attempt to hurry the process of independence.
speed (up) slow, delay, slow down, retard
noun
1. rush, haste, speed, urgency, bustle, flurry, commotion, precipitation, quickness, celerity, promptitude the hurry of people wanting to get home
rush slowness
in a hurry quickly, hastily, hurriedly, immediately, rapidly, instantly, swiftly, abruptly, briskly, at speed, speedily, expeditiously, at or on the double Troops had left the area in a hurry.

hurry

verb
2. To increase the speed of:
noun
Translations
تَسَرُّعسُرْعَه، عَجَلَهعَجَلَةٌيُسْرِعيُسْرِعُ
spěchspěchaturychleně dopravitpospíchat
hasthasteskynde (sig)skynde sig
kiirekiirehtiä
žurbažuriti
flÿta , hraîaflÿtir; óîagotsem liggur ásenda/flytja í skyndingu
大急ぎ急ぐ
서두르다서두름
nekantraujantisskubantskubantisskubiai nugabentiskubiai pasiųsti
pasteigtiessteidzinātsteidzoši nogādātsteigasteigties
naháňaťurýchlene dopraviť
muditi senaganjatinaglicapohitetiv naglici
brådskaskynda (sig)
เร่งรีบความเร่งรีบ
aceleacele et mekacele etmekaceleyle götürmekçabuk olmak
sự vội vàngvội vàng

hurry

[ˈhʌrɪ]
A. Nprisa f, apuro m (LAm)
to be in a hurry (to do sth)tener prisa or (LAm) apuro (por hacer algo)
I'm in no hurry; I'm not in any hurryno tengo prisa
they were in no hurry to pay usno se dieron prisa por pagarnos
are you in a hurry for this?¿le corre prisa (esto)?
in our hurry to leave we left the keys behindcon las prisas de or por marcharnos nos dejamos olvidadas las llaves
to do sth in a hurryhacer algo de prisa
he won't do that again in a hurryeso no lo vuelve a hacer
I shan't come back here in a hurryaquí no pongo los pies nunca más
is there any hurry?¿corre prisa?
there's no (great) hurryno hay or corre prisa
what's the hurry?¿a qué viene tanta prisa?
B. VT [+ person] → meter prisa a, apresurar, apurar (LAm); [+ work, job] → hacer apresuradamente, hacer deprisa y corriendo
this is a job that cannot be hurriedeste es un trabajo que no admite prisas
he won't be hurriedno le gusta que le metan prisa
don't let yourself be hurried into making a decisionno te obligues a tomar una decisión precipitada
they hurried him to a doctorlo llevaron a toda prisa a un médico
troops were hurried to the spotse enviaron tropas con urgencia al lugar
C. VIdarse prisa, apurarse (LAm)
hurry!¡date prisa!, ¡apúrate! (LAm)
don't hurry!¡no hay prisa or (LAm) apuro!
to hurry to do sthdarse prisa or (LAm) apurarse en hacer algo, apresurarse a hacer algo
to hurry after sbcorrer detrás de algn
to hurry backvolver de prisa
she hurried homese dio prisa para llegar a casa
to hurry inentrar corriendo
I must hurrytengo que correr or darme prisa
to hurry outsalir corriendo
he hurried over to usvino a toda prisa or corriendo hasta nosotros
hurry along
A. VI + ADVapresurarse, correr
hurry along now!¡vamos, rápido!
B. VT + ADV [+ person] → meter prisa a, apresurar, apurar (LAm); [+ work, job] → apurar, acelerar
hurry away hurry off
A. VI + ADVirse corriendo
B. VT + ADV [+ object] → llevar a la carrera
to hurry sb away or offllevarse a algn apresuradamente or a la carrera
I wanted to look but the teacher quickly hurried us awayyo quería mirar pero el profesor se apresuró a alejarnos
the policeman hurried him awayel policía se lo llevó apresuradamente
hurry off VI + ADV, VT + ADV = hurry away
hurry on
A. VI + ADV (= move) → pasar rápidamente; (= speak) → continuar apresuradamente
B. VT + ADV = hurry along B
hurry up
A. VI + ADVdarse prisa, apurarse (LAm)
hurry up!¡date prisa!, ¡apúrate! (LAm)
B. VT + ADV [+ person] → meter prisa a, apresurar, apurar (LAm); [+ work, job] → apurar, acelerar

hurry

[ˈhʌri]
nhâte f
to be in a hurry → être pressé(e)
to do sth in a hurry → faire qch en vitesse
there's no hurry → rien ne presse
I'm in no hurry → rien ne presse
what's the hurry? → qu'est-ce qui presse?
to be in a hurry to do sth → avoir hâte de faire qch
vise presser, se dépêcher
Hurry! → Dépêchez-vous!
to hurry home → se dépêcher de rentrer
Sharon hurried back home → Sharon s'est dépêchée de rentrer chez elle.
to hurry to do sth → se dépêcher de faire qch
They hurried to help him → Ils se sont dépêchés de l'aider.
to hurry in → entrer précipitamment
vt [+ person] → presser; [+ work] → presser
hurry along
vimarcher d'un pas pressé
vt
to hurry sth along → accélérer qch
hurry away
vis'en aller (précipitamment)
vt
to hurry sb away → faire partir qn précipitamment
hurry off
vis'en aller (précipitamment)
hurry up
vise dépêcher
Hurry up! → Dépêche-toi!
vt
to hurry sb up → faire se dépêcher qn
to hurry sth up → faire avancer qch

hurry

nEile f; in my hurry to get it finished …vor lauter Eile, damit fertig zu werden; to do something in a hurryetw schnell or (too fast) → hastig tun; I need it in a hurryich brauche es schnell or eilig or dringend; to be in a hurryes eilig haben, in Eile sein; I’m in no particular hurryich habe es nicht besonders eilig; I’m in no hurry to leave homeich will nicht so schnell von zu Hause ausziehen; I won’t do that again in a hurry! (inf)das mache ich so schnell nicht wieder!; what’s the hurry?was soll die Eile or Hast?; what’s your hurry?warum (hast dus) so eilig?; is there any hurry for it?eilt es damit?, eilt das?; there’s no hurryes eilt nicht, es hat Zeit
visich beeilen; (= run/go quickly)laufen, eilen (geh); there’s no need to hurrykein Grund zur Eile; can’t you make her hurry?kannst du sie nicht zur Eile antreiben?; don’t hurry!lass dir Zeit!, immer mit der Ruhe! (inf); I must hurry backich muss schnell zurück
vt person (= make act quickly)(zur Eile) antreiben; (= make move quickly)scheuchen (inf); work etcbeschleunigen, schneller machen; (= do too quickly)überstürzen; troops were hurried to the spotes wurden schleunigst Truppen dorthin gebracht; don’t hurry mehetz mich nicht so!; don’t hurry your mealsschling das Essen nicht so runter!; I won’t be hurried into a decisionich lasse mich nicht zu einer schnellen Entscheidung drängen

hurry

[ˈhʌrɪ]
1. nfretta, premura
to be in a hurry (to do) → avere una gran fretta (di fare)
done in a hurry → fatto/a in fretta
are you in a hurry for this? → ti serve subito?
what's the hurry? → che fretta c'è?
there's no hurry → non c'è fretta or premura
he won't do that again in a hurry (fam) → non lo rifarà tanto facilmente
2. vt (person) → far fretta a; (work) → fare in fretta
to hurry to do sth → affrettarsi a fare qc
he won't be hurried → non gli si può far fretta
she hurried him into the car → l'ha spinto in macchina
he was hurried to the hospital → è stato portato d'urgenza all'ospedale
he hurried his lunch → ha mangiato il pranzo alla svelta
troops were hurried to the spot → le truppe furono spedite in fretta sul posto
3. vifare in fretta
to hurry back/home → affrettarsi a tornare indietro/a casa
to hurry after sb → precipitarsi dietro a qn
to hurry in/out → entrare/uscire in fretta
2. vt + advfar fretta a
hurry along
1. vi + advcamminare in fretta
2. vt + adv = hurry up 2
hurry away hurry off
1. vi + advandarsene in fretta
2. vt + advspedire fuori in fretta
to be hurried off to → essere spedito/a in fretta a
hurry on
1. vi + adv to hurry on topassare in fretta a
hurry up
1. vi + advsbrigarsi, affrettarsi
2. vt + adv (person) → far fretta a; (work) → fare in fretta
hurry him up will you! → digli di fare in fretta!

hurry

(ˈhari) , ((American) ˈhə:ri) verb
1. to (cause to) move or act quickly, often too quickly. You'd better hurry if you want to catch that bus; If you hurry me, I'll make mistakes.
2. to convey quickly. After the accident, the injured man was hurried to the hospital.
noun
1. the act of doing something quickly, often too quickly. In his hurry to leave, he fell and broke his arm.
2. the need to do something quickly. Is there any hurry for this job?
ˈhurried adjective
1. done quickly, often too quickly. This was a very hurried piece of work.
2. (negative unhurried) forced to do something quickly, often too quickly. I hate feeling hurried.
ˈhurriedly adverb
in a hurry
1. acting quickly. I did this in a hurry.
2. wishing or needing to act quickly. I'm in a hurry.
3. soon; easily. You won't untie this knot in a hurry.
4. eager. I'm in a hurry to see my new house.
hurry up
to (cause to) move quickly. Hurry him up, will you; Do hurry up!

hurry

عَجَلَةٌ, يُسْرِعُ spěch, spěchat hast, skynde (sig) Eile, eilen βιάζομαι, βιασύνη apresurarse, darse prisa, prisa kiire, kiirehtiä empressement, se dépêcher žurba, žuriti affrettarsi, fretta 大急ぎ, 急ぐ 서두르다, 서두름 haast, haasten haste, hastverk pośpiech, pośpieszyć się apressar, pressa спешить, спешка brådska, skynda (sig) เร่งรีบ, ความเร่งรีบ acele, acele etmek sự vội vàng, vội vàng 匆忙, 赶紧

hurry

n. prisa, apuro;
Are you in a ___ ?¿Tiene prisa?, ¿tienes prisa?;
v. apresurar;
to ___him, her intraerlo, traerla inmediatamente.
References in classic literature ?
The man was in a hurry to go about his own affairs and left the boy at the head of the street in which the Hardy house stood.
I remembered that in the hurry and excitement of the morning nobody had thought of the chickens, and the eggs had not been gathered.
We'll talk of it again-- I'm in a hurry now," and, edging himself through the door, he slipped away.
Her usually pale cheeks were all ablaze with heat and hurry.
The whole town will awake and hurry forth, and find me here
Indeed, certain of the most authentic historians of those parts, who have been careful in collecting and collating the floating facts concerning this spectre, allege that the body of the trooper having been buried in the churchyard, the ghost rides forth to the scene of battle in nightly quest of his head, and that the rushing speed with which he sometimes passes along the Hollow, like a midnight blast, is owing to his being belated, and in a hurry to get back to the churchyard before daybreak.
I tore myself out of it in such a hurry that I gave myself a kink in the neck.
cried Stubb to the body, don't be in such a devil of a hurry to sink
I just held the rein steady and did not hurry him, and it's my opinion he has not been frightened or ill-used while he was young.
He said he would secure us a hotel if he could, but if they were all full he would ask them to build another one and hurry up and get the paint and plaster dry against we arrived.
He had seen a group of old acquaintance in the street as he passed he had not stopped, he would not stop for more than a wordbut he had the vanity to think they would be disappointed if he did not call, and much as he wished to stay longer at Hartfield, he must hurry off.
Edward, who had till then looked any where, rather than at her, saw her hurry away, and perhaps saw-- or even heard, her emotion; for immediately afterwards he fell into a reverie, which no remarks, no inquiries, no affectionate address of Mrs.