HyperDic: speed

English > 10 senses of the word speed:
NOUNtimespeed, velocitydistance travelled per unit time
attributespeed, swiftness, fastnessa rate (usually rapid) at which something happens
actspeed, speeding, hurryingchanging location rapidly
relationspeed, focal ratio, f number, stop numberthe ratio of the focal length to the diameter of a (camera / camera) lens system
artifactspeed, amphetamine, pep pill, uppera central nervous system stimulant that increases energy and decreases appetite
VERBmotionspeed, rush, hotfoot, hasten, hie, race, pelt along, rush along, cannonball along, bucket along, belt along, step on itmove fast
changespeed, accelerate, speed up, quickenmove faster
motionspeed, travel rapidly, hurry, zipmove very fast
motionspeedtravel at an excessive or illegal velocity
changespeed, accelerate, speed upcause to move faster
speed > pronunciation
Soundsspiy'd
Rhymesable-bodied ... worried: 105 rhymes with iyd...
English > speed: 10 senses > noun 1, time
Meaningdistance travelled per unit time.
Synonymvelocity
NarrowerairspeedThe speed of an aircraft relative to the air in which it is flying
angular velocity(physics) the rate of change of the angular position of a rotating body
escape velocityThe minimum velocity needed to escape a gravitational field
groundspeedThe speed of an aircraft relative to the ground
hypervelocityexcessive velocity
muzzle velocityThe velocity of a projectile as it leaves the muzzle of a gun / gun
peculiar velocityvelocity with respect to the local standard of rest
radial velocityvelocity along the line of sight toward or away from the observer
speed of light, light speed, cThe speed at which light travels in a vacuum
steerageway(nautical) the minimum rate of motion needed for a vessel to be maneuvered
terminal velocityThe constant maximum velocity reached by a body falling through the atmosphere under the attraction of gravity
BroaderrateA magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit
Spanishvelocidad
Catalanvelocitat
Adjectivesspeedycharacterized by speed
Verbsspeedmove faster
speedcause to move faster
speedmove very fast
speedtravel at an excessive or illegal velocity
speedmove fast
English > speed: 10 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningA rate (usually rapid) at which something happens.
Example"the project advanced with gratifying speed"
Synonymsswiftness, fastness
AttributesfastActing or moving or capable of acting or moving quickly
slownot moving quickly
Narrowerexecution speed(computer science) the speed with which a computational device can execute instructions
graduality, gradualnessThe quality of being gradual or of coming about by gradual stages / stages
haste, hastiness, hurry, hurriedness, precipitationoverly eager speed (and possible carelessness)
Broaderpace, rateThe relative speed of progress or change
Spanishrapidez, velocidad
Catalanrapidesa, velocitat
Adjectivesspeedyaccomplished / accomplished rapidly and without delay
Verbsspeedmove faster
speedcause to move faster
speedmove very fast
speedtravel at an excessive or illegal velocity
speedmove fast
English > speed: 10 senses > noun 3, act
Meaningchanging location rapidly.
Synonymsspeeding, hurrying
Narroweracceleration, quickening, speedupThe act of accelerating
decelerationThe act of decelerating
scud, scuddingThe act of moving along swiftly (as before a gale)
Broadermotion, movement, moveThe act of changing location from one place to another
Spanishaceleración, acelerar, darse prisa
Catalannolex
Adjectivesspeedycharacterized by speed
Verbsspeedmove faster
speedcause to move faster
speedmove very fast
speedtravel at an excessive or illegal velocity
English > speed: 10 senses > noun 4, relation
MeaningThe ratio of the focal length to the diameter of a (camera / camera) lens system.
Synonymsfocal ratio, f number, stop number
BroaderratioThe relative magnitudes of two quantities (usually expressed as a quotient)
Spanishnúmero de foco, razón focal, velocidad
English > speed: 10 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningA central nervous system stimulant that increases energy and decreases appetite; used to treat narcolepsy and some forms of depression.
Synonymsamphetamine, pep pill, upper
NarrowerBenzedrine, bennieA form of amphetamine
amphetamine sulfate, amphetamine sulphateA sulfate derivative of amphetamine that is used as a stimulant for the central nervous system
dextroamphetamine sulphate, DexedrineAn isomer of amphetamine (trade name Dexedrine) used as a central nervous system stimulant
methamphetamine, methamphetamine hydrochloride, Methedrine, meth, deoxyephedrine, chalk, chicken feed, crank, glass, ice, shabu, trashAn amphetamine derivative (trade name Methedrine) used in the form of a crystalline hydrochloride
Broaderdrug of abuse, street drugA drug that is taken for nonmedicinal reasons (usually for mind-altering effects)
stimulant, stimulant drug, excitantA drug that temporarily quickens some vital process
Spanishanfetamina, anfeta
Catalanamfetamina
English > speed: 10 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningMove fast.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
ModelThey speed up the hill
Synonymsrush, hotfoot, hasten, hie, 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
See alsospeed upmove faster
Oppositelinger, dawdleTake one's time
Spanishapresurarse, correr, darse prisa, lanzarse, precipitarse, precipitar
Catalanafanyar-se, apressar, cuitar, llençar-se, precipitar-se, precipitar
Nounsspeeda rate (usually rapid) at which something happens
speeddistance travelled per unit time
speedingchanging location rapidly
English > speed: 10 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningMove faster.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelThese cars won't speed
Synonymsaccelerate, speed up, quicken
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
Nounsspeedchanging location rapidly
speeda rate (usually rapid) at which something happens
speeddistance travelled per unit time
English > speed: 10 senses > verb 3, motion
MeaningMove very fast.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
ModelThese cars won't speed
Example"The runner zipped past us at breakneck speed"
Synonymstravel rapidly, hurry, zip
Narrowerflit, flutter, fleet, dartMove along rapidly and lightly
runMove fast by using one's feet, with one foot off the ground at any given time
zoom, zoom along, whizz, whizz alongMove along very quickly
Broadertravel, go, move, locomotechange location
See alsospeed upmove faster
Spanishacelerar, apresurarse, apresurar, darse prisa
Catalanaccelerar, afanyar-se, apressar, cuitar, donar-se pressa
Nounsspeedchanging location rapidly
speeda rate (usually rapid) at which something happens
speeddistance travelled per unit time
English > speed: 10 senses > verb 4, motion
MeaningTravel at an excessive or illegal velocity.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
ModelThese cars won't speed
Example"I got a ticket for speeding"
Broadertravel, go, move, locomotechange location
Spanishacelerar
Nounsspeed, speedingchanging location rapidly
speeda rate (usually rapid) at which something happens
speeddistance travelled per unit time
speedera driver who exceeds the safe speed limit
English > speed: 10 senses > verb 5, change
MeaningCause to move faster.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymsaccelerate, speed up
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Oppositedecelerate, slow downReduce the speed of
Spanishacelerar
Catalanaccelerar, afanyar-se
Nounsspeedchanging location rapidly
speeda rate (usually rapid) at which something happens
speeddistance travelled per unit time

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