racing Definition

  • 1the sport of competing in races
  • 2the activity of driving or riding in a race
  • 3the act of running or moving at full speed

Using racing: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "racing" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    He's been interested in racing since he was a child.

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    She's racing in the 100-meter dash.

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    The car is designed for racing.

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    The horse is a champion in racing.

racing Synonyms and Antonyms

Phrases with racing

  • a type of car racing in which specially prepared automobiles or motorcycles compete two at a time to be the first to cross a set finish line, usually a quarter-mile track


    He has won several drag racing competitions.

  • a sport in which horses and their riders compete against each other in races


    She enjoys watching horse racing on weekends.

  • an unsanctioned and illegal form of car racing that occurs on public roads


    Street racing is dangerous and can lead to accidents.


Summary: racing in Brief

The term 'racing' [ˈreɪsɪŋ] refers to the sport of competing in races, the activity of driving or riding in a race, and the act of running or moving at full speed. It includes various types of racing such as drag racing, horse racing, and street racing. 'Racing' is often used informally to describe speeding or moving quickly.

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