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race·horse

 (rās′hôrs′)
n.
A horse bred and trained to race.
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racehorse

(ˈreɪsˌhɔːs)
n
(Horse Racing) a horse specially bred for racing
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race•horse

(ˈreɪsˌhɔrs)

n.
a horse bred or kept for racing, esp. in flat races or steeplechases.
[1620–30]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.racehorse - a horse bred for racingracehorse - a horse bred for racing    
Equus caballus, horse - solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times
thoroughbred - a racehorse belonging to a breed that originated from a cross between Arabian stallions and English mares
pony - an informal term for a racehorse; "he liked to bet on the ponies"
yearling - a racehorse considered one year old until the second Jan. 1 following its birth
two year old, two-year-old horse - a racehorse that is two years old
three year old, three-year-old horse - a racehorse that is three years old
dark horse - a racehorse about which little is known
mudder - a racehorse that runs well on a muddy racetrack
nonstarter - a horse that fails to run in a race for which it has been entered
pacer, pacesetter, pacemaker - a horse used to set the pace in racing
trotting horse, trotter - a horse trained to trot; especially a horse trained for harness racing
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racehorse

Related words
collective nouns field, string
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002
Translations
جواد السِّباقحِصَانُ السَّبَاق
závodní kůňdostihový kůň
væddeløbshest
ravihevonen
trkaći konj
versenyló
veîhlaupahestur
競走馬
경주말
pretekársky kôň
kapplöpningshäst
ม้าแข่ง
ngựa đua

racehorse

[ˈreɪshɔːs] Ncaballo m de carreras
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racehorse

[ˈreɪshɔːrs]
ncheval m de course
modif [owner, trainer] → de chevaux de courserace meeting n (mainly British) (for horse racing)meeting m hippique
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

racehorse

[ˈreɪsˌhɔːs] ncavallo da corsa
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

race1

(reis) noun
a competition to find who or which is the fastest. a horse race.
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.
ˈracer noun
a car, bicycle etc built for competitive racing.
ˈracecourse noun
(a place with) a course over which horse races are run.
ˈracehorse noun
a horse bred and used for racing.
ˈracetrack noun
(a place with) a course over which races are run by cars, dogs, athletes etc.
ˈracing-car noun
a car specially designed and built for racing.
a race against time
a desperate attempt to do something before a certain time.
the races
a meeting for horse-racing.
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racehorse

حِصَانُ السَّبَاق dostihový kůň væddeløbshest Rennpferd άλογο ιπποδρομιών caballo de carreras ravihevonen cheval de course trkaći konj cavallo da corsa 競走馬 경주말 racepaard veddeløpshest koń wyścigowy cavalo de corrida, cavalo de corridas скаковая лошадь kapplöpningshäst ม้าแข่ง yarış atı ngựa đua 赛马
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