What does the word rush mean?

Usage examples for rush

  1. You see, it is just on the close of the evening rush, as they call it. – Max Carrados by Ernest Bramah
  2. East watched him read, and saw the blood rush to his face, and the light come into his eyes. – Tom Brown at Oxford by Thomas Hughes
  3. He started to rush to her, but something in her eyes stopped him. – Caribbee by Thomas Hoover