1 rush, hasten, make haste, speed, race, dash, hustle, scurry, tear, fly, run, shoot, scoot, scamper, scuttle, hotfoot (it), Colloq shake a leg, get cracking, get a move on, go hell for leather, skedaddle, step on it, step on the gas, Chiefly US hightail (it), go like greased lightning, get a wiggle on:
You'll have to hurry to catch your bus.
2 speed up, accelerate, hasten, rush, push, press, expedite; urge, egg:
Such changes take time and can't be hurried. She hurried the children along so that they wouldn't miss the bus.
3 haste, rush, urgency, eagerness; agitation, disquiet, upset, dither, fuss, bustle, ado, to-do, furore or US furor, commotion, turmoil, stir, pother; Colloq stew, sweat:
Why all the hurry to finish before dark? He's in an awful hurry to get home.