HyperDic: hasten

English > 4 senses of the word hasten:
VERBchangehasten, rush, hurry, look sharp, festinateact or move at high speed
motionhasten, rush, hotfoot, hie, speed, race, pelt along, rush along, cannonball along, bucket along, belt along, step on itmove fast
socialhasten, expeditespeed up the progress of
creationhasten, induce, stimulate, rushcause to occur rapidly
hasten > pronunciation
Soundshhey'sahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > hasten: 4 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningAct or move at high speed.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymsrush, hurry, look sharp, festinate
Caused byrush, hurryurge to an unnatural speed
Broaderact, movePerform an action, or work out or perform (an action)
Spanishacelerar, apresurarse, apurarse, apurar
Catalanabalançar-se, accelerar-se, afanyar-se, apressar-se, apressar, atropellar, cuitar, donar-se pressa, llençar-se, precipitar-se
English > hasten: 4 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningMove fast.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Synonymsrush, hotfoot, hie, speed, race, pelt along, rush along, cannonball along, bucket along, belt along, step on it
Entailed bybustle, bustle about, hustleMove or cause to move energetically or busily
stampederun away in a stampede / stampede
Narrowerbarge, thrust ahead, push forwardPush one's way
dart, dash, scoot, scud, flash, shootRun or move very quickly or hastily
tear, shoot, shoot down, charge, buckMove quickly and violently
Broadertravel, go, move, locomotechange location
Oppositelinger, dawdleTake one's time
Spanishapresurarse, correr, darse prisa, lanzarse, precipitarse, precipitar
Catalanafanyar-se, apressar, cuitar, llençar-se, precipitar-se, precipitar
English > hasten: 4 senses > verb 3, social
Meaningspeed up the progress of; facilitate.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymexpedite
Broaderhelp, assist, aidGive help or assistance
Spanishacelerar, activar, apresurar
Catalanaccelerar, activar, apressar, cuitar
English > hasten: 4 senses > verb 4, creation
MeaningCause to occur rapidly.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsinduce, stimulate, rush
Broadereffect, effectuate, set upproduce
Spanishestimular, provocar

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