1. (v. t.) To raze.

2. (n.) A root.

3. (n.) The descendants of a common ancestor; a family, tribe, people, or nation, believed or presumed to belong to the same stock; a lineage; a breed.

4. (n.) Company; herd; breed.

5. (n.) A variety of such fixed character that it may be propagated by seed.

6. (n.) Peculiar flavor, taste, or strength, as of wine; that quality, or assemblage of qualities, which indicates origin or kind, as in wine; hence, characteristic flavor; smack.

7. (n.) Hence, characteristic quality or disposition.

8. (n.) A progress; a course; a movement or progression.

9. (n.) Esp., swift progress; rapid course; a running.

10. (n.) Hence: The act or process of running in competition; a contest of speed in any way, as in running, riding, driving, skating, rowing, sailing; in the plural, usually, a meeting for contests in the running of horses; as, he attended the races.

11. (n.) Competitive action of any kind, especially when prolonged; hence, career; course of life.

12. (n.) A strong or rapid current of water, or the channel or passage for such a current; a powerful current or heavy sea, sometimes produced by the meeting of two tides; as, the Portland Race; the Race of Alderney.

13. (n.) The current of water that turns a water wheel, or the channel in which it flows; a mill race.

14. (n.) A channel or guide along which a shuttle is driven back and forth, as in a loom, sewing machine, etc.

15. (v. i.) To run swiftly; to contend in a race; as, the animals raced over the ground; the ships raced from port to port.

16. (v. i.) To run too fast at times, as a marine engine or screw, when the screw is lifted out of water by the action of a heavy sea.

17. (v. t.) To cause to contend in a race; to drive at high speed; as, to race horses.

18. (v. t.) To run a race with.

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