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
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

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. Blaise Pascal:

    We think very little of time present; we anticipate the future, as being too slow, and with a view to hasten it onward, we recall the past to stay it as too swiftly gone. We are so thoughtless, that we thus wander through the hours which are not here, regardless only of the moment that is actually our own.

  2. Nickolay Mladenov:

    We have seen these reports as well, however, I do not want to hasten to confirm anything before we study them in greater detail.

  3. Benjamin Netanyahu:

    We see before our very eyes a stark retreat from the red lines that the world powers set themselves only recently, and publicly, there is no reason to hasten into signing this bad deal, which is getting worse by the day.

  4. Swami Sivanada:

    If you think about disaster, you will get it. Brood about death and you hasten your demise. Think positively and masterfully, with confidence and faith, and life becomes more secure, more fraught with action, richer in achievement and experience.

  5. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell:

    Let's not delay or hasten the timetable for a vote.

Images & Illustrations of hasten

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Translations for hasten

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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