HyperDic: accelerate

English > 2 senses of the word accelerate:
VERBchangeaccelerate, speed up, speed, quickenmove faster
changeaccelerate, speed, speed upcause to move faster
accelerate > pronunciation
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English > accelerate: 2 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningMove faster.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelThese cars won't accelerate
Example"The car accelerated"
Synonymsspeed up, speed, 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
Adjectivesaccelerative, acceleratorytending to increase velocity
English > accelerate: 2 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningCause to move faster.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"He accelerated the car"
Synonymsspeed, speed up
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Oppositedecelerate, slow downReduce the speed of
Catalanaccelerar, afanyar-se
Adjectivesaccelerative, acceleratorytending to increase velocity
Nounsaccelerationthe act of accelerating
accelerationan increase / increase / increase in rate of change
acceleratora valve that regulates the supply of fuel to the engine
acceleratora pedal that controls the throttle valve

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