Definitions for hastenˈheɪ sən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rush, hasten, hurry, look sharp, festinate(verb)

    act or move at high speed

    "We have to rush!"; "hurry--it's late!"

  2. rush, hotfoot, hasten, hie, speed, race, pelt along, rush along, cannonball along, bucket along, belt along, step on it(verb)

    move fast

    "He rushed down the hall to receive his guests"; "The cars raced down the street"

  3. expedite, hasten(verb)

    speed up the progress of; facilitate

    "This should expedite the process"

  4. induce, stimulate, rush, hasten(verb)

    cause to occur rapidly

    "the infection precipitated a high fever and allergic reactions"


  1. hasten(Verb)

    To move in a quick fashion.

  2. hasten(Verb)

    To make someone speed up or make something happen quicker.

  3. hasten(Verb)

    To cause some scheduled event to happen earlier.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hasten(verb)

    to press; to drive or urge forward; to push on; to precipitate; to accelerate the movement of; to expedite; to hurry

  2. Hasten(verb)

    to move celerity; to be rapid in motion; to act speedily or quickly; to go quickly

Anagrams for hasten »

  1. sneath

  2. thanes

  3. Athens

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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • beeilen, eilen, hasten, vorziehen, beschleunigen, vorverlegenGerman
  • adelantar, correr, acelerar, precipitar, anticiparSpanish
  • kiirehtiä, kiirehtääFinnish
  • hâter, presser, dépêcherFrench
  • luathaighIrish
  • siettet, gyorsít, sietHungarian
  • affrettare, anticipare, sbrigarsi, affrettarsiItalian
  • whakaomaMāori
  • haasten, vervroegen, bespoedigen, verhaastenDutch
  • chanchayQuechua
  • спешить, поторопить, поспешить, поторопиться, торопить, торопитьсяRussian
  • anticipiovať, posúriť, urýchliť, poponáhľať, náhliťSlovak
  • jäkta, hasta, skynda, skynda påSwedish

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