hasten


hasten
hasten *speed, accelerate, quicken, hurry, precipitate
Antonyms: delay
Contrasted words: retard, slow, slacken, detain (see DELAY): lag, procrastinate, dawdle (see DELAY)

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  • Hasten — Stadt Remscheid Koordinaten: 51° 11′ N …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Hasten — Has ten (h[=a]s n), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hastened} (h[=a]s nd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Hastening} (h[=a]s n*[i^]ng).] To press; to drive or urge forward; to push on; to precipitate; to accelerate the movement of; to expedite; to hurry. [1913 Webster] I …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hasten — V. (Mittelstufe) geh.: hastig irgendwohin laufen Synonym: eilen Beispiel: Die Schüler hasteten ins Klassenzimmer. Kollokation: in die Apotheke hasten …   Extremes Deutsch

  • Hasten — Has ten, v. i. To move with celerity; to be rapid in motion; to act speedily or quickly; to go quickly. [1913 Webster] I hastened to the spot whence the noise came. De Foe. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hasten — I verb accelerare, accelerate, advance, contendere, dash, dispatch, drive forward, expedite, facilitate, forward, help along, hurry, hurry along, hustle, incite, lose no time, make haste, maturare, move fast, move quickly, move speedily,… …   Law dictionary

  • hasten on — index dispatch (send off) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • hasten — (v.) 1560s, extended form of HASTE (Cf. haste) (v.) with EN (Cf. en) (1). Related: Hastened; hastening …   Etymology dictionary

  • hasten — [v] speed something; hurry accelerate, advance, bolt, bound, burn, bustle, clip*, cover ground*, dash, dispatch, expedite, express, flee, fly, gallop, get cracking*, get the lead out*, goad, haste, hie, hustle, leap, make haste, make tracks*,… …   New thesaurus

  • hasten — ► VERB 1) be quick to do something; move quickly. 2) cause to happen sooner than anticipated …   English terms dictionary

  • hasten — [hās′ən] vt. [extended form of HASTE, v.] to cause to be or come faster; speed up; accelerate vi. to move or act swiftly; hurry …   English World dictionary


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