Definitions for haste
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word haste.
haste, hastiness, hurry, hurriedness, precipitationnoun
overly eager speed (and possible carelessness)
"he soon regretted his haste"
haste, hurry, rush, rushingnoun
the act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner
"in his haste to leave he forgot his book"
a condition of urgency making it necessary to hurry
"in a hurry to lock the door"
A speedy or quick action. (e.g. We were running late so we finished our meal in haste)
To urge onward; to hasten
To move with haste.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: haste, French; haeste, Dutch.
Spare him, death!
Let not pity with her tears
Keep such distance from thine ears:
But O, thou wilt not, canst not spare!
Haste hath never time to hear. Richard Crashaw.
Our lines reform’d, and not compos’d in haste,
Polish’d like marble, would like marble last;
But as the present, so the last age writ;
In both we find like negligence and wit. Edmund Waller.
In as much haste as I am, I cannot forbear giving an example. John Dryden, Dufresnoy.
The wretched father, running to their aid
With pious haste, but vain, they next invade. Dryden.
I said in my haste, all men are liars. Ps. cxvi. II.
To Haste, To Hastenverb
To push forward; to urge on; to precipitate; to drive to a swifter pace.
Let it be so hasted, that supper be ready at the farthest by five of the clock. William Shakespeare, Merry Wives of Windsor.
All hopes of succour from your arms is past;
To save us now, you must our ruin haste. Dryden.
Each sees his lamp with diff’rent lustre crown’d;
Each knows his course with diff’rent periods bound;
And in his passage through the liquid space,
Nor hastens, nor retards his neighbour’s race. Matthew Prior.
To Haste, To Hastenverb
Etymology: haster, French; haesten, Dutch.
I have not hastened from being a pastor to follow thee. Jer.
’Tis Cinna, I do know him by his gait;
He is a friend. Cinna, where haste you so? William Shakespeare.
They were troubled and hasted away. Ps. xlviii. 5.
All those things are passed away like a shadow, and as a post that hasted by. Wisd. v. 9.
Hasting to pay his tribute to the sea,
Like mortal life to meet eternity. John Denham.
These rites perform’d, the prince, without delay,
Hastes to the nether world, his destin’d way. John Dryden, Æn.
To distant Sparta, and the spacious waste
Of sandy Pyle, the royal youth shall haste. Alexander Pope, Odyssey.
Soon as the sun awakes the sprightly court,
Leave their repose, and hasten to the sport. Matthew Prior.
celerity of motion; speed; swiftness; dispatch; expedition; -- applied only to voluntary beings, as men and other animals
the state of being urged or pressed by business; hurry; urgency; sudden excitement of feeling or passion; precipitance; vehemence
to hasten; to hurry
Etymology: [OE. hasten; akin to G. hasten, D. haasten, Dan. haste, Sw. hasta, OF. haster, F. hter. See Haste, n.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
hāst, n. speed, quickness, a hurry: rashness: vehemence.—vs.t. Haste, Hasten (hās′n), to put to speed: to hurry on: to drive forward.—vs.i. to move with speed: to be in a hurry:—pr.p. hāst′ing, hastening (hās′ning); pa.p. hāst′ed, hastened (hās′nd).—n. Hast′ener.—adv. Hast′ily.—n. Hast′iness, hurry: rashness: irritability.—adj. Hast′y, speedy: quick: rash: eager: passionate.—n. Hast′y-pudd′ing, flour, milk, or oatmeal and water porridge.—adj. Hast′y-wit′ted, rash.—Make haste, to hasten. [O. Fr. haste (Fr. hâte), from Teut.; cf. A.S. hǽst, Dut. haast, Ger. hast.]
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The numerical value of haste in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of haste in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Men fated to be happy need not haste.
Make haste slowly
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Though I am always in haste, I am never in a hurry.
Now hatred is by far the longest pleasure men love in haste but they detest at leisure.
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