Definition of Rush along
1. Verb. Move fast. "They rush along up the hill"; "The cars raced down the street"
Generic synonyms: Go, Locomote, Move, Travel
Specialized synonyms: Barge, Push Forward, Thrust Ahead, Buck, Charge, Shoot, Shoot Down, Tear, Dart, Dash, Flash, Scoot, Scud, Shoot
Derivative terms: Rush, Rushing, Speed, Speed, Speeding
Also: Speed Up
Lexicographical Neighbors of Rush Along
rush along (current term)
Literary usage of Rush along
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Complete Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott by Walter Scott (1900)
"... Entangling, as they rush along, The war-march with the funeral song ? — Small ground is now for boding fear; Obscure, but safe, we rest us here. ..."
2. Laconics, Or The Best Words of the Best Authors: Or the Best Words of the by John Timbs (1856)
"... let him rush along : And when in the last pangs of life he lies, Grant I may stand to dart him with my eyes ; Nay, after death, Pursue his spotted soul, ..."
3. A new dictionary of the English language by Charles Richardson (1839)
"To throw or cast, to dash ; to throw or cast with force or violence ; to whirl, or roll, or rush along, or about " And where ever he ..."
4. Starboard and Port: The "Nettie" Along Shore by George Hughes Hepworth (1876)
"It was fair though, coming in over the larboard quarter, so that we could rush along with start-sheets—and rush along we did. If ever a vessel felt herself ..."