English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'stampede'

(noun) 
Definition
a sudden rush of frightened animals or of a crowd
There was a stampede for the exit.
Synonyms
rush
The explosion caused panic and a mad rush for the doors.
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charge
He led the bayonet charge from the front.
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(verb) 
Definition
to run away in a stampede
The crowd stampeded and many were crushed or trampled underfoot.
Synonyms
bolt
I made some excuse and bolted towards the exit.
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run
I excused myself and ran back to the telephone.
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charge
He charged into the room.
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race
They raced away out of sight.
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career
The car went careering off down the track.
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rush
Someone inside the building rushed out.
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dash
Suddenly she dashed out into the garden.

Additional synonyms

in the sense of career
Definition
to rush in an uncontrolled way
The car went careering off down the track.
Synonyms
barrel (along) (informal),
burn rubber (informal)
in the sense of charge
Definition
an onrush or attack
He led the bayonet charge from the front.
in the sense of charge
He charged into the room.
Synonyms

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