HyperDic: quick

English > 8 senses of the word quick:
ADJECTIVEallquick, speedyaccomplished / accomplished rapidly and without delay
allquick, flying, fasthurried and brief
allquick, agile, nimble, sprymoving quickly and lightly
allquick, readyapprehending and responding with speed and sensitivity / sensitivity
allquick, immediate, prompt, straightawayperformed with little or no delay
allquick, warmeasily aroused or excited
ADVERBallquick, promptly, quicklywith little or no delay
NOUNbodyquickany area of the body that is highly sensitive to pain (as the flesh underneath the skin or a fingernail or toenail)
quick > pronunciation
Soundskwih'k
Rhymesacademic ... Zurich: 733 rhymes with ihk...
English > quick: 8 senses > adjective 1
Meaningaccomplished / accomplished rapidly and without delay.
Examples
  • "was quick to make friends"
  • "his quick reaction prevented an accident"
Synonymspeedy
BroaderfastActing or moving or capable of acting or moving quickly
Spanishrápido, veloz
Nounsquicknessa rate that is rapid
Adverbsquicker, fastermore quickly
quickest, fastestmost quickly
quicklywith rapid movements
quicklywith little or no delay
English > quick: 8 senses > adjective 2
Meaninghurried and brief.
Example "a quick inspection"
Synonymsflying, fast
BroaderhurriedMoving rapidly or performed quickly or in great haste
Spanishrápido, superficial
Nounsquicknessa rate that is rapid
Adverbsquicklywithout taking pains
English > quick: 8 senses > adjective 3
Meaningmoving quickly and lightly.
Example "quick of foot"
Synonymsagile, nimble, spry
BroaderactiveCharacterized by energetic / energetic activity
Spanishágil, dinámico, enérgico, ligero, rápido
Catalanàgil, dinàmic, enèrgic, lleuger, ràpid
Nounsquicknessa rate that is rapid
quicknessskillful performance or ability without difficulty
English > quick: 8 senses > adjective 4
Meaningapprehending and responding with speed and sensitivity / sensitivity.
Example"a quick mind"
Synonymready
BroaderintelligentHaving the capacity for thought and reason especially to a high degree
Nounsquicknessintelligence as revealed by an ability to give correct responses without delay
English > quick: 8 senses > adjective 5
MeaningPerformed with little or no delay.
Example "was quick to respond"
Synonymsimmediate, prompt, straightaway
BroaderfastActing or moving or capable of acting or moving quickly
Spanishinmediato, presto, pronto
Nounsquicknessa rate that is rapid
English > quick: 8 senses > adjective 6
Meaningeasily aroused or excited.
Example"a quick temper"
Synonymwarm
Broaderexcitableeasily excited
Nounsquicknessa rate that is rapid
English > quick: 8 senses > noun 1, body
MeaningAny area of the body that is highly sensitive to pain (as the flesh underneath the skin or a fingernail or toenail).
Broaderarea, regionA part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve
Spanishcarne viva
Catalancarn viva
English > quick: 8 senses > adverb 1
MeaningWith little or no delay.
Example "come here, quick!"
Synonymspromptly, quickly
Spanishpronto, rápidamente
Catalancorrents, ràpidament

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