Difference between Race and Hotfoot

What is the difference between Race and Hotfoot?

Race as a verb is to take part in a race (in the sense of a contest). while Hotfoot as a verb is hastily; without delay.


Part of speech: verb

Definition: To take part in a race (in the sense of a contest). To move or drive at high speed. Of a motor, to run rapidly when not engaged to a transmission.

Part of speech: noun

Definition: A large group of people distinguished from others on the basis of a common heritage. A large group of people distinguished from others on the basis of common, genetically linked, physical characteristics, such as skin color or hair type. One of the categories from the many subcategorizations of the human species. See Wikipedia's article on historical definitions of race. A population geographically separated from others of its species that develops significantly different characteristics; informal for subspecies. A breed or strain of domesticated animal. A category or species of something that has emerged or evolved from an older one (with an implied parallel to animal breeding or evolutionary science). A contest between people, animals, vehicles, etc. where the goal is to be the first to reach some objective. Several horses run in a horse race, and the first one to reach the finishing post wins; in an arms race several countries each try to acquire more powerful weapons than any other. A progressive movement toward a goal. A fast moving current of water. Travels, runs, or journeys. A rhizome, especially of ginger. The bushings of a rolling element bearing which contacts the rolling elements.

Example sentence: We must become bigger than we have been: more courageous, greater in spirit, larger in outlook. We must become members of a new race, overcoming petty prejudice, owing our ultimate allegiance not to nations but to our fellow men within the human community.


Part of speech: adverb

Definition: hastily; without delay.

Part of speech: noun

Definition: The prank of secretly inserting a match between the sole and upper of a victim's shoe and then lighting it.

We hope you now know whether to use Race or Hotfoot in your sentence.

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