Race in a sentence

The word "race" in a example sentences. Learn the definition of race and how to use it in a sentence.

This website focus on english words and example sentences, so everyone can learn how to use them. Easily browse through english vocabulary, listen the sentences or copy them.

Definition of Race

  • A root.
  • 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.
  • Company; herd; breed.
  • A variety of such fixed character that it may be propagated by seed.
  • 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.
  • A progress; a course; a movement or progression.
  • Esp., swift progress; rapid course; a running.
  • 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.
  • Competitive action of any kind, especially when prolonged; hence, career; course of life.
  • 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.
  • The current of water that turns a water wheel, or the channel in which it flows; a mill race.
  • A channel or guide along which a shuttle is driven back and forth, as in a loom, sewing machine, etc.
  • To run swiftly; to contend in a race; as, the animals raced over the ground; the ships raced from port to port.
  • 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.
  • To cause to contend in a race; to drive at high speed; as, to race horses.
  • To run a race with.
  • a canal for a current of water
  • a contest of speed
  • any competition
  • people who are believed to belong to the same genetic stock
  • (biology) a taxonomic group that is a division of a species; usually arises as a consequence of geographical isolation within a species
  • the flow of air that is driven backwards by an aircraft propeller
  • compete in a race
  • move hurridly
  • cause to move fast or to rush or race
  • to work as fast as possible towards a goal, sometimes in competition with others

How to use race in a sentence. Race pronunciation.

If he took with his right hand he gave with his left; and Mahommedan as well as Copt and Armenian, and beggars of every race and creed, hung about his doors each morning to receive the food and alms he gave freely.
play
copy
It was a case of rival prophets-all else was obscured into a legend, and he saw the strife of race in the difference of creed.
play
copy
Thou wouldst have put back the clock in Egypt by a hundred years, even to the days of the Mamelukes-a race of slaves and murderers.
play
copy
Suffering is the heritage of the Russian race; their history is steeped in blood and tears, their present condition seems intolerably painful, and the future is an impenetrable cloud.
play
copy
Never was a book more plainly inspired by passion for race and native land.
play
copy
But Turgenev had the passion for it characteristic only of the English race; and it is interesting to observe that this humane and peace-loving man entered literature with a gun in his hand.
play
copy
The first meeting of Anna and Vronsky at the railway station, the midnight interview in the storm on the way back to Petersburg, the awful dialogue between them after she has fallen (omitted from the first American translation), the fearful excitement of the horse race, the sickness of Anna, Karenin's forgiveness, the humiliation of Vronsky, the latter's attempt at suicide, the steadily increasing scenes of jealousy with the shadow of death coming nearer, the clairvoyant power of the author in describing the death of Anna, and the departure of Vronsky, where the railway station reminds him with intrusive agony of the contrast between his first and last view of the woman he loved.
play
copy
Well, the human race has had its childhood-a time of incessant and bloody war; but war was not then one of the scourges of mankind, but a continued, savage, exultant national feast to which daring bands of youths marched forth, meeting victory or death with joy and pleasure. . . .
play
copy
He created the earth that it might be inhabited by man, and He governs the earth in subordination to the interests, the eternal and spiritual welfare of the race of immortal beings that are here being prepared for glory and immortality.
play
copy
Laws, indeed, are fixed in their operation and results as subserving the highest good in the training and the disciplining of the race, giving them hope in their labor and sure expectation of fruit from their toil.
play
copy
One may say, indeed, Progress of the Human Race.
play
copy
When it got round that there'd be no race, the excitement broke out, and then-I'd have given something for you to see it!
play
copy
They are possessed of a fine physique and an intelligence of a subtler kind than many savage races can pretend to; yet while having all the qualities that should go to the building up of a strong nation, certain conditions of their life bar the way to such an achievement.
play
copy
They are in reality a proud race, great-hearted and high-spirited.
play
copy
Strictly speaking, Camors had never, until now, been out of Paris; for wherever he had previously gone, he had carried its bustle, worldly and artificial life, play, and the races with him; and the watering-places and the seaside had never shown him true country, or provincial life.
play
copy
The Missouri mules stamped the ground impatiently; one of them uttered the characteristic exclamation of his race, "Aw! hee!
play
copy
They are an innocent and a happy, though a voluptuous and ignorant race.
play
copy
It was the opinion of Popanilla that this great result was by no means so near at hand as some philosophers flattered themselves; and that it might possibly require another half-century before even the most civilised nation could be said to have completed the destiny of the human race.
play
copy
He explained to them that it was owing to this protecting principle that he and his ancestors, having nothing to do but to hunt and shoot, had so preserved their health that, unlike the rest of the human race, they had not degenerated from the original form and nature of man.
play
copy
It is observable, however, that if, under these circumstances, the iron race chanced to fail in carrying their point, they invariably voted for gold in preference to silver.
play
copy

Examples of Race

Example #1
There were no Grand Viziers in Egypt; but he was as much like one as possible, and he had one uncommon virtue, he was greatly generous.
Example #2
Perhaps that was why he had lived so near the person of the Prince, had held office so long.
Example #3
For the rest, he flourished the salutations and language of the Arab as though they were his own, and he spoke Arabic as perfectly as he did French and English.
Example #4
Mahomet was a prophet and Christ was a prophet.
Example #5
God ordained that thy guilt should be known in time.
Example #6
Thou wouldst have been a fratricide.