HyperDic: quicken

English > 5 senses of the word quicken:
VERBchangequicken, accelerate, speed up, speedmove faster
perceptionquicken, whetmake keen or more acute
changequicken, invigorategive life or energy to
bodyquickenshow signs of life
bodyquicken, animate, recreate, reanimate, revive, renovate, repair, vivify, revivifygive new life or energy to
quicken > pronunciation
Soundskwih'kahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > quicken: 5 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningMove faster.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsaccelerate, speed up, speed
Narrowerbrisk, brisk up, briskenBecome brisk
Broaderintensify, deepenBecome more intense
Oppositedecelerate, slow, slow down, slow up, retardLose velocity
Spanishacelerar, activar, agilizar, aligerar, apresurar
Catalanaccelerar, activar, alleugerir, apressar, cuitar, fomentar
Nounsquickeningthe act of accelerating
English > quicken: 5 senses > verb 2, perception
Meaningmake keen or more acute.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymwhet
Broaderstimulate, excite, stirStir feelings in
Spanishacelerar, afilar, aguzar, despertar
Catalanafilar, aguditzar, agusar, despertar
English > quicken: 5 senses > verb 3, change
MeaningGive life or energy to.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonyminvigorate
Broaderstimulate, exciteact as a stimulant
Nounsquickeneran agent that gives or restores life or vigor
English > quicken: 5 senses > verb 4, body
Meaningshow signs of life.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"the fetus quickened"
BroadermoveMove so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
Catalanaccelerar, moure's
Nounsquickeningthe stage of pregnancy at which the mother first feels the movements of the fetus
English > quicken: 5 senses > verb 5, body
MeaningGive new life or energy to.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymsanimate, recreate, reanimate, revive, renovate, repair, vivify, revivify
Broaderstimulate, arouse, brace, energize, energise, perk upCause to be alert and energetic
Similar tocome to, revive, resuscitateReturn to consciousness
Spanishreanimar, reavivar, revivificar
Catalanreanimar, reavivar, revivificar
Nounsquickeneran agent that gives or restores life or vigor

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