What does haste mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. haste, hastiness, hurry, hurriedness, precipitation(noun)

    overly eager speed (and possible carelessness)

    "he soon regretted his haste"

  2. haste, hurry, rush, rushing(noun)

    the act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner

    "in his haste to leave he forgot his book"

  3. hurry, haste(noun)

    a condition of urgency making it necessary to hurry

    "in a hurry to lock the door"

Wiktionary

  1. haste(Noun)

    A speedy or quick action. (e.g. We were running late so we finished our meal in haste)

  2. haste(Verb)

    To urge onward; to hasten

  3. haste(Verb)

    To move with haste.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Haste(noun)

    celerity of motion; speed; swiftness; dispatch; expedition; -- applied only to voluntary beings, as men and other animals

    Etymology: [OE. hasten; akin to G. hasten, D. haasten, Dan. haste, Sw. hasta, OF. haster, F. hter. See Haste, n.]

  2. Haste(noun)

    the state of being urged or pressed by business; hurry; urgency; sudden excitement of feeling or passion; precipitance; vehemence

    Etymology: [OE. hasten; akin to G. hasten, D. haasten, Dan. haste, Sw. hasta, OF. haster, F. hter. See Haste, n.]

  3. Haste(noun)

    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

  1. Haste

    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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Anagrams for haste »

  1. ashet, haets, hates, heats, hetas, sheat

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of haste in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of haste in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of haste in a Sentence

  1. Rambler:

    A wise man will make haste to forgive, because he knows the full value of time and will not suffer it to pass away in unnecessary pain.

  2. Stuart London:

    My client is gratified that he will not face a federal civil rights prosecution, there are no winners when there is a loss of life. In the criminal case that was eventually thrown out, the indictment alleged that Haste acted.

  3. Soren Kierkegaard:

    Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste that they hurry past it.

  4. Nancy Pelosi:

    In his haste to reach an agreement, President Trump elevated North Korea to the level of the United States while preserving the regime’s status quo, the millions of families currently living in fear of nuclear weapons in the region deserve strong and smart leadership built on diplomacy and engagement with our regional partners and allies.

  5. Tim Bale:

    There was a political imperative on the government to get an agreement and then to go to the electorate with the claim that they had, to coin a phrase, got Brexit done, i think it possibly was the case in some senses that it was `make the agreement in haste and then repent at leisure. And what were seeing now is the repentance.

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