Definitions for quickener
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word quickener
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
to make more rapid; accelerate; hasten:
She quickened her pace.
to give vigor to; stimulate:
to quicken the imagination.
to restore life to; revive:
The spring rains quickened the earth.
(v.i.)to become more rapid:
This drug causes the pulse to quicken.
to become alive.
to enter that stage of pregnancy in which the fetus gives indications of life.
(of a fetus in the womb) to begin to manifest signs of life.
Origin of quicken:
quickener, invigorator, enlivener(noun)
an agent that gives or restores life or vigor
"the soul is the quickener of the body"
One who, or that which, quickens.
one who, or that which, quickens
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