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I think it's important to remember that to exercise you don't have to run a sprint.
Emily Deschanel

Meaning of "sprint" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD SPRINT

From Scandinavian; related to Old English gesprintan to emit, Old Norse spretta to jump up, Old High German sprinzan to jump up, Swedish sprata to kick.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF SPRINT

sprint  [sprɪnt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SPRINT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Sprint is a verb and can also act as 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.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb sprint in English.

WHAT DOES SPRINT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of sprint in the English dictionary

The first definition of sprint in the dictionary is a short race run at top speed, such as the 100 metres. Other definition of sprint is a fast finishing speed at the end of a longer race, as in running or cycling, etc. Sprint is also any quick run.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO SPRINT

PRESENT

Present
I sprint
you sprint
he/she/it sprints
we sprint
you sprint
they sprint
Present continuous
I am sprinting
you are sprinting
he/she/it is sprinting
we are sprinting
you are sprinting
they are sprinting
Present perfect
I have sprinted
you have sprinted
he/she/it has sprinted
we have sprinted
you have sprinted
they have sprinted
Present perfect continuous
I have been sprinting
you have been sprinting
he/she/it has been sprinting
we have been sprinting
you have been sprinting
they have been sprinting
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I sprinted
you sprinted
he/she/it sprinted
we sprinted
you sprinted
they sprinted
Past continuous
I was sprinting
you were sprinting
he/she/it was sprinting
we were sprinting
you were sprinting
they were sprinting
Past perfect
I had sprinted
you had sprinted
he/she/it had sprinted
we had sprinted
you had sprinted
they had sprinted
Past perfect continuous
I had been sprinting
you had been sprinting
he/she/it had been sprinting
we had been sprinting
you had been sprinting
they had been sprinting
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will sprint
you will sprint
he/she/it will sprint
we will sprint
you will sprint
they will sprint
Future continuous
I will be sprinting
you will be sprinting
he/she/it will be sprinting
we will be sprinting
you will be sprinting
they will be sprinting
Future perfect
I will have sprinted
you will have sprinted
he/she/it will have sprinted
we will have sprinted
you will have sprinted
they will have sprinted
Future perfect continuous
I will have been sprinting
you will have been sprinting
he/she/it will have been sprinting
we will have been sprinting
you will have been sprinting
they will have been sprinting
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would sprint
you would sprint
he/she/it would sprint
we would sprint
you would sprint
they would sprint
Conditional continuous
I would be sprinting
you would be sprinting
he/she/it would be sprinting
we would be sprinting
you would be sprinting
they would be sprinting
Conditional perfect
I would have sprint
you would have sprint
he/she/it would have sprint
we would have sprint
you would have sprint
they would have sprint
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been sprinting
you would have been sprinting
he/she/it would have been sprinting
we would have been sprinting
you would have been sprinting
they would have been sprinting
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you sprint
we let´s sprint
you sprint
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to sprint
Past participle
sprinted
Present Participle
sprinting
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SPRINT


blueprint
ˈbluːˌprɪnt
comprint
kəmˈprɪnt
fingerprint
ˈfɪŋɡəˌprɪnt
footprint
ˈfʊtˌprɪnt
handprint
ˈhændˌprɪnt
hoofprint
ˈhuːfˌprɪnt
imprint
ˈɪmprɪnt
large-print
lɑːdʒ prɪnt
microprint
ˈmaɪkrəʊˌprɪnt
misprint
ˈmɪsˌprɪnt
newsprint
ˈnjuːzˌprɪnt
nonprint
ˌnɒnˈprɪnt
offprint
ˈɒfˌprɪnt
overprint
ˌəʊvəˈprɪnt
preprint
priːˈprɪnt
print
prɪnt
reprint
ˈriːˌprɪnt
thumbprint
ˈθʌmˌprɪnt
voiceprint
ˈvɔɪsˌprɪnt
workprint
ˈwɜːkˌprɪnt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SPRINT

springing line
springing point
springless
springlet
springlike
Springs
Springsteen
springtail
springtide
springtime
springwood
springwort
springy
sprinkle
sprinkler
sprinkler dance
sprinkler system
sprinkling
sprint finish
sprinter

WORDS THAT END LIKE SPRINT

carbon footprint
contact print
DNA fingerprint
ecological footprint
faceprint
fine print
forint
genetic fingerprint
green footprint
in print
India print
large print
lithoprint
master print
out of print
release print
screen print
silk-screen print
small print
spore print
woodprint

Synonyms and antonyms of sprint in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «SPRINT»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «sprint» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of sprint
dart · dash · hare · hotfoot · race · run · scamper · shoot · tear · whizz

Translation of «sprint» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SPRINT

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

Translator English - Chinese

疾跑
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

carrera corta
570 millions of speakers

English

sprint
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

स्प्रिंट
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

سِبَاقٌ قَصِيرٌ سَريع
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

спринт
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

corrida de curta distância
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পূর্ণবেগে দৌড়ান
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

sprint
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pecut
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Sprint
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

短距離競走
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

단거리 경주
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Cepet-cepet
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sự chạy nước rút
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வேகம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

स्प्रिंट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

sürat koşusu
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

sprint
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

sprint
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

спринт
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

sprint
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

σπριντ
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

sprint
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

spurt
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

sprintløp
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of sprint

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SPRINT»

The term «sprint» is very widely used and occupies the 8.652 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SPRINT» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «sprint» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «sprint» 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 sprint

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10 QUOTES WITH «SPRINT»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word sprint.
1
Julian Castro
In the end, the American dream is not a sprint, or even a marathon, but a relay. Our families don't always cross the finish line in the span of one generation. But each generation passes on to the next the fruits of their labor.
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Emily Deschanel
I think it's important to remember that to exercise you don't have to run a sprint.
3
Sheila E.
I was running track early in my years and I was breaking track records in sprint running. I was training and I wanted to be in the Olympics. I thought I was going to be able to win a gold medal, and my mind was pretty much set on 'this is what I want to do'.
4
Allyson Felix
The 200 meters is my baby. To me, it's the perfect distance. It's still a true sprint, but it unravels more. You get to enjoy the race a little bit more than the 100.
5
Allyson Felix
Before a race, I block out what's going on in the stadium. It's different for everyone. But for me, I've always been able to block it out. For a sprint race, it's important not to get distracted.
6
Mia Hamm
Being a good teammate is when you try to sprint down a ball that everyone thinks is going out of bounds. But you go after it anyways and you get it.
7
Robert Herjavec
Business is a sprint until you find an opportunity, then it's the patience of a marathon runner.
8
Ryan Holmes
You can run a sprint or your can run a marathon, but you can't sprint a marathon.
9
Zlatan Ibrahimovic
I'm a guy of 92kg. I haven't got the physique of someone who can work back and then sprint up front again throughout a match!
10
Brian Jordan
Last year was a tough decision for me, to end my season so short. But it was the right decision for me, because right now I feel great. I can go out here and sprint full speed right now, but I'm just going to pace myself for April 5.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SPRINT»

Discover the use of sprint in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to sprint and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Haynes Chevrolet Sprint Geo & Chevrolet Metro 1985-2001
Inside this manual the reader will learn to do routine maintenance, tune-up procedures, engine repair, along with aspects of your car such as cooling and heating, air conditioning, fuel and exhaust, emissions control, ignition, brakes, ...
John Haynes, 2002
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Sprint Cars
Sprint Cars Soon, another type of race car became popular with fans. Sprint cars were smaller than Indy cars but larger than midget cars. Sprint cars were built for both paved and dirt tracks. They could travel very fast in short races. Wings on ...
A. R. Schaefer, 2004
3
Enterprise-Scale Agile Software Development
Covering quality development practices based on ISO 9001, which help you create consistently high-quality software in a cost-efficient manner, this invaluable resource shows you how to— Improve project management practices and product ...
James Schiel, 2009
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Mechanical Power Output in Sprint Cycling
Performance in several track cycling events primarily depends on sprinting ability ; these events include the match sprint, Keirin, Olympic sprint, 500m and 1000m. Additionally, sprinting capability is a major determinant of success in the scratch ...
Melissa Anne Thompson, 2007
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Sprint Cars
Sprint Car History Early auto racers competed at dirt tracks all over the United States. Most early race cars were large and expensive. In the 1950s, race cars became smaller and more affordable. More drivers were able to race because of the ...
Denny Von Finn, 2006
6
Sprint Cars
chassis, 12 tires, 14 cockpits, 20 crowd, 4, 9 video games, 27 drivers, 6, 9, 13, 14, 17, 18, 20, 24, 26 Alley, Billy, 26 Kinser, Steve, 24 engines, 17 feature races, 18 weight, 12 wingless sprint cars, 13 wings, 10, 13 World of Outlaws Sprint Series,  ...
Sarah L. Schuette, 2006
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Don't Sprint the Marathon
Leave alone sprint, we may just be ambling along in life. It may be that our life is neither a success nor a failure. It's just an average life. So much so, we may believe that life has passed us by. Having missed a great start in life and having been ...
V. Raghunathan, 2012
8
Success is a Marathon and not a Sprint
lead. lo. success. uccess is not the final destination. It is an experience one feels on many an occasion throughout life. Only the frequency of successful experiences differs between persons. There cannot be a single human being who failed in ...
A.N.P. Ummerkutty
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U.S. Participation in IFOR: A Marathon, Not a Sprint
William T. Johnsen. support and combat service support units required for a residual force.98 U.S. national interests, the course of events in the Balkans, and the absence of a viable alternative force, argue for continued NATO and, especially, ...
William T. Johnsen, 1996
10
Network World
ivantis processor collects status data from call center instructs the Sprint network where to route each incoming 800 call. 2) A Sprint Corp. signal control point ( SCP) queries the Advantis SCP for routing instructions. 3) The Advantis SCP then  ...

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SPRINT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term sprint is used in the context of the following news items.
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Kyle Busch keeps rolling; the rest of Sprint Cup left fuming
INDIANAPOLIS -- As Kyle Busch celebrated the biggest victory of his Sprint Cup career, the rest of the drivers probably left Indianapolis Motor Speedway ... «ABC News, Jul 15»
2
Kurt Busch and Stewart-Haas Racing lead the way in final Sprint
Over the 21 years since NASCAR first visited Indianapolis Motor Speedway in 1994, Chevrolets have largely dominated proceedings at the venerable 2.5-mile ... «FOXSports.com, Jul 15»
3
Quick Daytona-Kentucky turnaround has NASCAR Sprint Cup …
There's no rest to be had for Sprint Cup Series teams after a long weekend at Daytona. ... This is a brutal week to work in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. «FOXSports.com, Jul 15»
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Tonight's NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Daytona: Start...
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will play host Sunday at Daytona International Speedway to the third of four restrictor-plate races this ... «NBCSports.com, Jul 15»
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Today's FedEx 400 Sprint Cup race: Start time,...
After two weeks in Charlotte, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series begins a stretch of races on unique tracks beginning with today's event at Dover International ... «NBCSports.com, May 15»
6
Unofficial Sprint Cup points standings after Talladega: Kevin Harvick …
As you might expect, the Sprint Cup point standings had significant shuffling after Sunday's Geico 500 at Talladega Superspeedway. Kevin Harvick remains on ... «NBCSports.com, May 15»
7
NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Richmond postponed
NASCAR modified the early part of its Sprint Cup schedule this season to give tracks a better shot at avoiding the possibility of cold and/or wet weather on race ... «USA TODAY, Apr 15»
8
Google unveils 'Project Fi' MVNO with Sprint and T-Mobile as partners
Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) is officially getting into the wireless business, and unwrapped its "Project Fi" MVNO in partnership with Sprint (NYSE: S) and T-Mobile ... «FierceWireless, Apr 15»
9
Today's NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Bristol: Start...
BRISTOL, Tenn. — The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series begins a stretch of consecutive short tracks Sunday with the Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway. «NBCSports.com, Apr 15»
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Today's NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Martinsville:...
MARTINSVILLE, Va. — The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series' six-race short-track season will start Sunday with the STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway, which is the ... «NBCSports.com, Mar 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Sprint [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/sprint>. Mar 2020 ».
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