What is another word for race against time?

Pronunciation: [ɹˈe͡ɪs ɐɡˈɛnst tˈa͡ɪm] (IPA)

When we say "race against time," we are usually under some sort of deadline. A synonym for this phrase is "against the clock," which implies that time is ticking away and the task must be completed quickly. Another synonym is "time crunch," which also implies a sense of urgency and a limited amount of time. "Deadline dash" is another option, which emphasizes the need for speed to meet a deadline. "Time pressure" is a variation on the theme that conveys a sense of stress and tension. Finally, "time squeeze" also denotes a sense of being pressed for time, needing to get things done quickly, and making the most of the limited time available.

What are the hypernyms for Race against time?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Famous quotes with Race against time

  • There's always a race against time. I don't think for one moment that life gets better. How can it? One's body starts to fall apart.
    Gloria Grahame
  • I feared the verdict of the watch, where I either lost the race against time that day or would lose it soon by making the record even harder to break. The time trap had snapped shut.
    Joe Henderson
  • The natural urge when running a distance is to push harder and finish sooner - to race against time. Every second behind a deadline is a little defeat.
    Joe Henderson
  • I'm off to race around the world - a race against time and two men. I know I can beat time. I hope I can beat the men.
    Dorothy Kilgallen
  • We are going as fast as we can as soon as we can. We're in a race against time, until we run out of money.
    Jack Nicholson

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