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A contest between people, animals, vehicles, etc. where the goal is to be the first to reach some objective. Example: Several horses run in a ''horse race'', and the first one to reach the finishing post wins
(RQ:King James Version)
(RQ:Bacon Sylva Sylvarum)
A water channel, esp. one built to lead water to or from a point where it is utilised.
Competitive action of any kind, especially when prolonged; hence, career; course of life.
(RQ:Milton Paradise Regained)
To take part in a race (in the sense of a contest).
To compete against in such a race.
To move or drive at high speed; to hurry or speed.
(quote-journal)|title=Japan pockets the subsidy …| passage=Across Japan, technology companies and private investors are racing to install devices that until recently they had little interest in: solar panels. Massive solar parks are popping up as part of a rapid build-up that one developer likened to an "explosion."
Of a motor, to run rapidly when not engaged to a transmission.
1891 (December) (w), ''The Man with the Twisted Lip'':
- "My mind is like a racing engine, tearing itself to pieces because it is not connected up with the work for which it was built."
A group of sentient beings, particularly people, distinguished by common ancestry, heritage or characteristics:
1838, (w), http://founding.com/founders-library/american-political-figures/abraham-lincoln/address-to-the-young-mens-lyceum-of-springfield-illinois/ Young Men's Lyceum address
- We toiled not in the acquirement or establishment of them—they are a legacy bequeathed us, by a once hardy, brave, and patriotic, but now lamented and departed race of ancestors.
1895 November 11, (w), ''Speech given to the Imperial Institute'':
- I believe that the British race is the greatest of the governing races that the world has ever seen.
1913, Martin Van Buren Knox, ''The religious life of the Anglo-Saxon race''
(quote-journal)|title=Race Finished| volume=100| issue=2| page=164| magazine=(w)| url=http://www.americanscientist.org/bookshelf/pub/race-finished| passage=Few concepts are as emotionally charged as that of race. The word conjures up a mixture of associations—culture, ethnicity, genetics, subjugation, exclusion and persecution. But is the tragic history of efforts to define groups of people by race really a matter of the misuse of science, the abuse of a valid biological concept?
1898, Herman Isidore Stern, ''The gods of our fathers: a study of Saxon mythology'', page 15)
- There are two distinct races of gods known to Norse mythology.
A group or category distinguished from others on the basis of shared characteristics or qualities, for example social qualities.
(quote-book)| chapter=Pindaric Address to the Royal Academicians| title=Annual Critical Catalogue to the Royal Academy| newversion=republished in| year2=1825| title2=The Spirit of the Public Journals| url2=https://archive.org/details/spiritofpublicjo02londuoft| location2=London| publisher2=Sherwood, Jones, and Co| page2=223| passage=That is—I fear you are most harden'd sinners, / Who in close coffers keep ''the light of grace'' / From needy brothers and from young beginners, / That it may shine upon your own dull race.
(quote-book)| chapter=The Men That Don't Fit In| title=The Spell of the Yukon| passage=There's a race of men that don't fit in, / A race that can't stay still; / So they break the hearts of kith and kin, / And they roam the world at will.
A population geographically separated from others of its species that develops significantly different characteristics; a mating group.
(quote-book)| chapter=Variation under Domestication| title=(w)| passage=Nevertheless, as our varieties certainly do occasionally revert in some of their characters to ancestral forms, it seems to me not improbable, that if we could succeed in naturalising, or were to cultivate, during many generations, the several races, for instance, of the cabbage, in very poor soil (in which case, however, some effect would have to be attributed to the direct action of the poor soil), that they would to a large extent, or even wholly, revert to the wild aboriginal stock.
(quote-book)| title=(w)| section=act 5, scene 1| passage=For do but note a wild and wanton herd, / Or race of youthful and unhandled colts, / Fetching mad bounds.
(quote-book)| title=(w)| section=act 1, scene 3| passage=But was a race of heaven.
(quote-book)| title=(w)| section=act 1, scene 3| passage=Is it wine of the right race?
Characteristic quality or disposition.
(quote-book)| title=(w)| section=act 2, scene 4| passage=And now I give my sensual race the rein.
(quote-book)| title=Upon the Gardens of Epicurus; or, Of Gardening| passage=(..)some great race of fancy or judgment in the contrivance(..)
To assign a race to; to perceive as having a (usually specified) race.
1996, ''Philosophical Studies in Education'', page 151:
- To be raced as black in the U.S. translates symbolically into being considered inferior to whites, lazy, immoral, boisterous, violent, and sexually promiscuous.
2006, Athena D. Mutua, ''Progressive Black Masculinities?'', Routledge ((ISBN)), page 30:
- From this perspective, the project of progressive blackness entails the edification of black people and the elimination of all forms of domination that limit this edification for all those raced as black.
2008, George Yancy, ''Black Bodies, White Gazes: The Continuing Significance of Race'', Rowman & Littlefield ((ISBN)), page 46:
- By avoiding being raced as white, whites are able to maintain the illusion that they have always been individuals, that they have always accomplished their achievements through merit alone.
* 2020 March 24, Sophie Lewis, ''//www.opendemocracy.net/en/oureconomy/coronavirus-crisis-shows-its-time-abolish-family/ The coronavirus crisis shows it's time to abolish the family'':
- The private family qua mode of social reproduction still, frankly, sucks. It genders, nationalizes and races us. It norms us for productive work.
1610, (w), ''(w)'', Act IV, Scene III, line 45.
- I must have saffron to color the warden pies; mace; dates, none -- that's out of my note; nutmegs, seven; a race or two of ginger, but that I may beg; four pounds of prunes, and as many of raisins o' th' sun.
(obsolete form of)
a race (gloss)
to race (to compete in a race, a contest where the goal is to be the first to reach some objective)
(nl-verb form of)
(quote-book)|passage=Je le doy plus à ma fortune qu’à ma raison : Elle m’a faict naistre d’une race fameuse en preud’hommie, et d’un tres-bon pere|translation=I owe more to my luck than to my intelligence. It was luck that meant I was born into a race famous for its gentlemanliness, and to a very good father