HyperDic: speed_up

English > 2 senses of the expression speed up:
VERBchangespeed up, accelerate, speed, quickenmove faster
changespeed up, accelerate, speedcause to move faster
English > speed up: 2 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningMove faster.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelThese cars won't speed up
Synonymsaccelerate, speed, quicken
Narrowerbrisk, brisk up, briskenBecome brisk
Broaderintensify, deepenBecome more intense
See alsospeedmove very fast
speedmove fast
Oppositedecelerate, slow, slow down, slow up, retardLose velocity
Spanishacelerar, activar, agilizar, aligerar, apresurar
Catalanaccelerar, activar, alleugerir, apressar, cuitar, fomentar
Nounsspeedupthe act of accelerating
English > speed up: 2 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningCause to move faster.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymsaccelerate, speed
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Oppositedecelerate, slow downReduce the speed of
Spanishacelerar
Catalanaccelerar, afanyar-se
Nounsspeedupthe act of accelerating

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