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rash 1

 (răsh)
adj. rash·er, rash·est
Resulting from or acting with ill-considered haste or boldness. See Synonyms at reckless.

[Middle English rasch, active, unrestrained, perhaps from Old English -raesc (in līgræsc, lightning) or from Middle Dutch or Middle Low German rasch, fast.]

rash′ly adv.
rash′ness n.

rash 2

 (răsh)
n.
1. A visible lesion or group of lesions on the skin, caused by any of numerous factors including infectious agents, drugs, and allergies.
2. An outbreak of many instances within a brief period: a rash of burglaries.

[Possibly from obsolete French rache, a sore, from Old French rasche, scurf, from raschier, to scrape, scratch, from Vulgar Latin *rāsicāre, from Latin rāsus, past participle of rādere; see rēd- in Indo-European roots.]

rash

(ræʃ)
adj
1. acting without due consideration or thought; impetuous
2. characterized by or resulting from excessive haste or impetuosity: a rash word.
[C14: from Old High German rasc hurried, clever; related to Old Norse roskr brave]
ˈrashly adv
ˈrashness n

rash

(ræʃ)
n
1. (Pathology) pathol any skin eruption
2. a series of unpleasant and unexpected occurrences: a rash of forest fires.
[C18: from Old French rasche, from raschier to scratch, from Latin rādere to scrape]
ˈrashˌlike adj

rash1

(ræʃ)

adj. -er, -est.
1. acting too hastily or without due consideration.
2. made or done with reckless or ill-considered haste: rash promises.
[1350–1400; Middle English; c. Dutch, German rasch quick, brisk, Old Norse rǫskr brave]
rash′ly, adv.
rash′ness, n.

rash2

(ræʃ)

n.
1. an eruption of spots on the skin.
2. multiple occurrences of something at about the same time: a rash of robberies last month.
[1700–10; < French rache (obsolete), Old French rasche skin eruption, derivative of raschier to scratch, ultimately < Latin rādere to scratch]
rash′like`, adj.

Rash

 a splashing shower of rain; an unwelcome or unsightly outburst.
Examples: rash of dermatologists (modern)—Mensa Society; of rain, 1470.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rash - any red eruption of the skinrash - any red eruption of the skin  
eruption - symptom consisting of a breaking out and becoming visible
heat rash, miliaria, prickly heat - obstruction of the sweat ducts during high heat and humidity
hives, nettle rash, urticaria, urtication - an itchy skin eruption characterized by weals with pale interiors and well-defined red margins; usually the result of an allergic response to insect bites or food or drugs
2.rash - a series of unexpected and unpleasant occurrences; "a rash of bank robberies"; "a blizzard of lawsuits"
series - similar things placed in order or happening one after another; "they were investigating a series of bank robberies"
Adj.1.rash - imprudently incurring risk; "do something rash that he will forever repent"- George Meredith
imprudent - not prudent or wise; "very imprudent of her mother to encourage her in such silly romantic ideas"; "would be imprudent for a noneconomist to talk about the details of economic policy"- A.M.Schlesinger
2.rash - marked by defiant disregard for danger or consequences; "foolhardy enough to try to seize the gun from the hijacker"; "became the fiercest and most reckless of partisans"-Macaulay; "a reckless driver"; "a rash attempt to climb Mount Everest"
bold - fearless and daring; "bold settlers on some foreign shore"; "a bold speech"; "a bold adventure"

rash

1

rash

2
noun
1. outbreak of spots, spots, hives, urticaria, nettle rash, heat rash, (skin) eruption I noticed a rash on my leg.
2. spate, series, wave, flood, succession, plague, outbreak, epidemic a rash of internet-related companies

rash 1

adjective

rash 2

noun
A sudden increase in something, as the occurrence of a disease:
Translations
طائِش، مُتَهَوِّرطَفْح جِلْديطَفْحٌ جِلْدِيّ
vyrážkazbrklýunáhlený
udslætoveriletubesindig
ihottumaaaltoekseemahätäinen
osip
fljótfærútbrot
発疹
발진
izsitumipārsteidzīgs
izpuščajnepremišljen
utslag
ผื่นคัน
chứng phát ban

rash

1 [ræʃ] N
1. (Med) → sarpullido m, erupción f (cutánea)
I've got a rash on my chesttengo un sarpullido or una erupción en el pecho
she came out in a rashle salieron ronchas en la piel
2. (= spate) → racha f, avalancha f
a rash of complaintsuna avalancha or una multitud de quejas

rash

2 [ræʃ] ADJ [act, statement] → temerario, precipitado; [person] → temerario, imprudente
that was very rash of youen eso has sido muy temerario or imprudente

rash

[ˈræʃ]
adj [person] → imprudent(e); [decision, promise] → inconsidéré(e)
Don't do anything rash → Ne faites rien d'inconsidéré.
it would be rash to ... → il serait inconsidéré de ...
It would be rash to rely on such evidence → Il serait inconsidéré de s'appuyer sur de telles preuves.
n
(on skin)rougeur f, éruption f
I've got a rash on my chest → J'ai une éruption de boutons sur la poitrine.
to come out in a rash → avoir une éruption
(= spate) a rash of sth → une vague de qch

rash

1
n
(Med) → Ausschlag m; to come out or break out in a rasheinen Ausschlag bekommen
(= series)Serie f, → Abfolge f; a rash of burglarieseine Einbruchsserie

rash

2
adj (+er) personunbesonnen; act alsovoreilig, überstürzt; thoughtsvoreilig; promise, words, decisionvoreilig, vorschnell; it was rash of him to promise thates war etwas voreilig von ihm, das zu versprechen; don’t do anything rashtu ja nichts Übereiltes or Überstürztes, nur nichts übereilen or überstürzen; in a rash momentin einem unbedachten or unbesonnen Moment

rash

1 [ræʃ] adjavventato/a

rash

2 [ræʃ] n (Med) (gen) → eruzione f, sfogo; (from food, allergy) → orticaria
to come out in a rash (gen) → avere uno sfogo
strawberries bring me out in a rash → le fragole mi fanno venire l'orticaria

rash1

(rӕʃ) adjective
acting, or done, with little caution or thought. a rash person/action/statement; It was rash of you to leave your present job without first finding another.
ˈrashly adverb
ˈrashness noun

rash2

(rӕʃ) noun
a large number of red spots on the skin. That child has a rash – is it measles?

rash

طَفْحٌ جِلْدِيّ vyrážka udslæt Ausschlag εξάνθημα sarpullido ihottuma éruption cutanée osip eruzione cutanea 発疹 발진 uitslag utslett wysypka erupção cutânea сыпь utslag ผื่นคัน kızarıklık chứng phát ban 皮疹

rash

Fr. n. rasche, erupción;
diaper ___eritema de los pañales;
heat ___salpullido;
hemorrhagic ______ hemorrágica;
maculopapular ______ maculopapular;
papular ______ papular;
squamous ______ escamosa.

rash

n erupción cutánea or de la piel, (esp. due to heat or chafing) sarpullido or salpullido; diaper — dermatitis f del pañal
References in classic literature ?
You'd better see what you have got before you think of having company," said Meg, when informed of the hospitable but rash act.
He hoped she had not acted upon her rash impulse; and he begged her to consider first, foremost, and above all else, what people would say.
I may have been rash in pressing his consent in a moment of much embarrassment, but I would have proved to him, that however others might neglect him in his strait his children at least were faithful.
Now I WAS, I said to myself, face to face with the elements, and for much of the rest of the day, while I fought my weakness, I could consider that I had been supremely rash.
The nights had begun to be chilly, and his mother, ignorant as to the climate in America, had sewed him up for the winter; then it had turned warm again, and some kind of a rash had broken out on the child.
Do not be rash, take a spear, and leave off your knapsack.
Milliken had a spell of sickness over her husband's rash generosity.
Marianne began now to perceive that the desperation which had seized her at sixteen and a half, of ever seeing a man who could satisfy her ideas of perfection, had been rash and unjustifiable.
I wish Diana or Mary would come and live with you: it is too bad that you should be quite alone; and you are recklessly rash about your own health.
I hope it will be a lesson to you to make no more rash journeys on these hills,' cried Heathcliff's stern voice from the kitchen entrance.
Those rash words of Magdalen's had burst from her passionately, in her own voice.
This did not save me from more jokes, either; for a husky-voiced gentleman with a rough face, who had been eating out of a sandwich-box nearly all the way, except when he had been drinking out of a bottle, said I was like a boa-constrictor who took enough at one meal to last him a long time; after which, he actually brought a rash out upon himself with boiled beef.