Definitions for expediteˈɛk spɪˌdaɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ex•pe•diteˈɛk spɪˌdaɪt(v.t.)-dit•ed, -dit•ing.

  1. to speed up the progress of.

  2. to perform promptly.

  3. to issue; dispatch.

Origin of expedite:

1425–75; late ME < L expedītus, ptp. of expedīre to extricate, solve, be useful =ex-ex-1+-pedīre; see impede



Princeton's WordNet

  1. expedite, hasten(verb)

    speed up the progress of; facilitate

    "This should expedite the process"

  2. expedite(verb)

    process fast and efficiently

    "I will try to expedite the matter"


  1. expedite(Verb)

    To accelerate the progress of.

    He expedited the search by alphabetizing the papers.

  2. expedite(Verb)

    To perform (a task) fast and efficiently.

  3. Origin: From expeditus, perfect passive participle of expedio.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Expedite(adj)

    free of impediment; unimpeded

  2. Expedite(adj)

    expeditious; quick; speedily; prompt

  3. Expedite(verb)

    to relieve of impediments; to facilitate; to accelerate the process or progress of; to hasten; to quicken; as, to expedite the growth of plants

  4. Expedite(verb)

    to despatch; to send forth; to issue officially

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to hasten or speed up (a work process etc).

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