HyperDic: rapid

English > 3 senses of the word rapid:
ADJECTIVEallrapiddone or occurring in a brief period of time
allrapid, speedycharacterized by speed
NOUNobjectrapida part of a river where the current is very fast
rapid > pronunciation
Soundsrae'pahd; rae'pihd
Rhymesabbreviated ... wounded: 365 rhymes with ahd...
abbreviated ... wrongheaded: 610 rhymes with ihd...
English > rapid: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningDone or occurring in a brief period of time.
Example"a rapid rise through the ranks"
BroaderfastActing or moving or capable of acting or moving quickly
Spanishrápido, veloz
Catalanràpid, veloç
Nounsrapidity, rapidnessa rate that is rapid
Adverbsrapidlywith rapid movements
English > rapid: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningCharacterized by speed; moving with or capable of moving with high speed.
Example"a rapid movement"
Synonymspeedy
BroaderfastActing or moving or capable of acting or moving quickly
Spanishrápido, veloz
Catalanràpid
Nounsrapidity, rapidnessa rate that is rapid
English > rapid: 3 senses > noun 1, object
MeaningA part of a river where the current is very fast.
Part ofriverA large natural stream of water (larger / larger than a creek)
BroaderwaterwayA navigable body of water
Spanishrápidos

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