What does hasten mean?

Definitions for hasten
ˈheɪ sənhas·ten

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word hasten.

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"

Wiktionary

  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

How to pronounce hasten?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
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How to say hasten in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hasten in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hasten in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of hasten in a Sentence

  1. Meir Dagan:

    Israel should not hasten to attack Iran, doing so only when the sword is upon its neck.

  2. William Shakespeare:

    Like as the waves make towards the pebbled shore, So do our minutes hasten to their end.

  3. J. Paul Getty:

    The individual who wants to reach the top in business must appreciate the might of the force of habit and must understand that practices are what create habits. He must be quick to break those habits that can break him and hasten to adopt those practices that will become the habits that help him achieve the success he desires.

  4. Paul Nuttall:

    The whole world rightly condemns the use of chemical weapons in Syria, but the US attack on the Assad regime does nothing to lower tensions, nor will it hasten peace in that country, too often, rash responses to horrific situations are about the conscience of the attacker rather than a clear-headed response to an awful situation.

  5. Mutsumi Kagawa:

    Initially investors saw Trump's moves as negotiation tactics to get better deals. But now they are starting to worry about the damage to the economy, people have long thought the U.S. economy will eventually hit a recession at some point. But there are growing worries Trump's trade policies may hasten that. The fear now is that 'America First' may become 'America Worst'.

Images & Illustrations of hasten

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Translations for hasten

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  • beeilen, eilen, hasten, vorziehen, beschleunigen, vorverlegenGerman
  • adelantar, correr, acelerar, precipitar, anticiparSpanish
  • تعجیلPersian
  • 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
  • เร่งรีบThai

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