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When I was nine, I had this girlfriend and we used to have running races in the park. I wanted to be like Superman and fly in and rescue her.
Orlando Bloom

Meaning of "races" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF RACES

races  [ˈreɪsɪz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF RACES

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Races is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH RACES


auspices
ˈɔːspɪsɪz
braces
ˈbreɪsɪz
embraces
ɪmˈbreɪsɪz
Graces
ˈɡreɪsɪz
hypocrisies
hɪˈpɒkrɪsɪz
missies
ˈmɪsɪz
missis
ˈmɪsɪz
missus
ˈmɪsɪz
Mrs
ˈmɪsɪz
policies
ˈpɒlɪsɪz
premises
ˈprɛmɪsɪz
services
ˈsɜːvɪsɪz
teleservices
ˈtɛlɪˌsɜːvɪsɪz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE RACES

racemed
racemic
racemic acid
racemisation
racemise
racemism
racemization
racemize
racemoid
racemose
racemosely
racemous
racemously
racer
racetrack
racetracker
racewalk
racewalker
racewalking
raceway

WORDS THAT END LIKE RACES

anthraces
belt-and-braces
boraces
cephalothoraces
go places
high places
hold all the aces
hydrothoraces
hyraces
in someone´s good graces
kick over the traces
mesothoraces
metathoraces
picnic races
prothoraces
put someone through his paces
rock hyraces
terraces
the races
thoraces

Synonyms and antonyms of races in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «RACES»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «races» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of races
blood · breed · career · chase · clan · climb · compete · competition · contend · contention · contest · dart · dash · escalate · event · family · flutter · fly · folk · gallop · hammer · hare · hasten · house · hurry · issue · kin · kindred · line · lineage · nation · offspring · palpitate · people · pound · progeny · pulsate · pump · pursuit · quest · relay · rise · rivalry · rocket · run · seed · shoot up · soar · speed · stock · tear · throb · thud · thump · tribe · type · zoom

Translation of «races» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF RACES

Find out the translation of races to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of races from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «races» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

比赛
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

carreras
570 millions of speakers

English

races
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

दौड़
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

سباقات
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

расы
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

corridas
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ঘোড়দৌড়
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

courses
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bangsa
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Rennen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

競馬
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

인종
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Balapan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

chủng tộc
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

இனங்கள்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

धावा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ırklar
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

gare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wyścigi
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

раси
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

curse
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αγώνες
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

rasse
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

races
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

raser
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of races

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «RACES»

The term «races» is very widely used and occupies the 8.882 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «RACES» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «races» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «races» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about races

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10 QUOTES WITH «RACES»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word races.
1
Nicolas Berggruen
Singapore has been incredibly well-managed. It was created out of the swamp, with a strong emotional idea: a safe place for mostly Chinese, but accepting other cultures and other races.
2
William Beveridge
The object of government in peace and in war is not the glory of rulers or of races, but the happiness of common man.
3
Orlando Bloom
When I was nine, I had this girlfriend and we used to have running races in the park. I wanted to be like Superman and fly in and rescue her.
4
Franz Boas
If we were to select the most intelligent, imaginative, energetic, and emotionally stable third of mankind, all races would be present.
5
Kurt Busch
James Finch has always had pretty stout cars for the restrictor-plate races and I know we'll be very competitive at Daytona.
6
David Cassidy
I've had a passion for horses since I was very young - I used to sit on the floor in front of the races on television and pretend to be a jockey - and I first began reading the racing form on the set of 'The Partridge Family.'
7
Robert Dallek
Racial segregation in the South not only separated the races, but it separated the South from the rest of the country.
8
Richard Harding Davis
All through the night, like the tumult of a river when it races between the cliffs of a canyon, in my sleep I could hear the steady roar of the passing army.
9
Dale Earnhardt
The thing about it is, all those races we lost, we won this race together. We won it as a team.
10
Queen Elizabeth II
I have behind me not only the splendid traditions and the annals of more than a thousand years but the living strength and majesty of the Commonwealth and Empire; of societies old and new; of lands and races different in history and origins but all, by God's Will, united in spirit and in aim.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «RACES»

Discover the use of races in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to races and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Scorpio Races
The Scorpio Races is an unforgettable reading experience.
Maggie Stiefvater, 2011
2
Secrets of the Lost Races: New Discoveries of Advanced ...
Drawing on the literature and art of the Chaldeans, Sumerians, Babylonians and others, Rene Noorbergen's contention is that a superior race of man was responsible for these scientific marvels that bear testimony to a civilization with ...
Rene Noorbergen, 2001
3
The Monstrous Races in Medieval Art and Thought
This work offers an introspective look at these races and their interaction with Western art, literature and philosophy.
John Block Friedman, 2000
4
The Forging of Races: Race and Scripture in the Protestant ...
This book revolutionises our understanding of race.
Colin Kidd, 2006
5
Martial Races: The Military, Race and Masculinity in British ...
This book explores how and why Scottish Highlanders, Punjabi Sikhs, and Nepalese Gurkhas became identified as the British Empire's fiercest soldiers in nineteenth century discourse.
Heather Streets, 2004
6
The Equality of the Human Races
This is the first paperback edition of the only English-language translation of the Haitian scholar Antnor Firmin's the Equality of the Human Races, a foundational text in critical anthropology first published in 1885 when anthropology was ...
Joseph-Anténor Firmin, 2002
7
My $50,000 Year at the Races
There are no gimmicks in My $50,000 Year At The Races. Instead, there is a proven method of beating the races- and Andrew Beyer's marvelously entertaining story of how he put it in practice.
Andrew Beyer, 1980
8
Treasures of the Lost Races
As he did in Secrets of the Lost Races, Rene Noorbergen probes the most recent archaeological finds to piece together the clues to the lost history of the earth in this, his latest book, Treasures of the Lost Races.
Rene Noorbergen, 2001
9
Sindh and the Races That Inhabit the Valley of the Indus
With Notices Of The Topography And History Of Province.
Richard Burton, 1996
10
Races on Display: French Representations of Colonized ...
Looking at official propaganda and commercial representations in France during the Third Republic, this book explores the way the French increased the value of their racial identity at home at the expense of their colonized brothers and ...
Dana S. Hale, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «RACES»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term races is used in the context of the following news items.
1
City Council race made unpredictable by sheer number of candidates
In Seattle's western and northern reaches, a pair of City Council races have drawn a total of 17 candidates: nine vying in District 1 and eight in District 5. «The Seattle Times, Jul 15»
2
The Science Of Race, Revisited
But to contemporary anthropologists and sociologists, the notion that there are distinct "races" of human beings, each with its own specific attributes, doesn't ... «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
3
NASCAR will 'eliminate' Confederate flag's presence at races
The flag is prevalent at NASCAR races throughout the country, but is more widely seen at events staged within the deep South. What the Confederate flag ... «SB Nation, Jun 15»
4
Want to See Royal Ascot Races? Bettor, Bring Your Top Hat
ASCOT, England — While Americans view the Kentucky Derby as the time and place to break out their best hats and go to the races, the overall finery on display ... «New York Times, Jun 15»
5
The race to make money off America's fastest-growing sport
And entrepreneurs are looking to cash in: The number of race organizers has ... He's right: 4 million people took part in non-traditional races like obstacle, mud ... «MarketWatch, Jun 15»
6
Are Pocono Raceway's shorter races a sign of NASCAR's future?
For almost 40 years, the NASCAR Sprint Cup circuit's two races at Pocono Raceway were 500-mile events. And those two races were often described by fans, ... «SportingNews.com, Jun 15»
7
Scandal-plagued New York Racing Association is off to the races
Yet for many years, this irrefutable logic somehow eluded the New York Racing Association racetracks and the $2.5 billion wagered there every year. Indeed ... «Crain's New York Business, May 15»
8
Silicon Valley Races to Make TV the Next Frontier for Apps
After many misfires, Silicon Valley is once again betting it can transform television—this time by letting TVs run apps as diverse as those on smartphones. «Wall Street Journal, May 15»
9
The fiercest 10 Senate races of 2016
Here are The Hill's rankings of the most competitive Senate races of the cycle ... who poured millions of dollars of his own money into the 2010 race but says he ... «The Hill, May 15»
10
Formula One Gets The Green Light For 25 Races
Formula One has been given the green light to increase the number of races on its calendar up to a maximum of 25 if it gets consent from the leading teams. «Forbes, Apr 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Races [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/races>. Nov 2019 ».
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