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, festinateverb

    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 itverb

    move fast

    "He rushed down the hall to receive his guests"; "The cars raced down the street"

  3. expedite, hastenverb

    speed up the progress of; facilitate

    "This should expedite the process"

  4. induce, stimulate, rush, hastenverb

    cause to occur rapidly

    "the infection precipitated a high fever and allergic reactions"

Wiktionary

  1. hastenverb

    To move in a quick fashion.

  2. hastenverb

    To make someone speed up or make something happen quicker.

  3. hastenverb

    To cause some scheduled event to happen earlier.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hastenverb

    to press; to drive or urge forward; to push on; to precipitate; to accelerate the movement of; to expedite; to hurry

  2. Hastenverb

    to move celerity; to be rapid in motion; to act speedily or quickly; to go quickly

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Anagrams for hasten »

  1. sneath

  2. thanes

  3. Athens

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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. Susan Collins:

    Yet let me hasten to add I am very distressed to learn that she herself has been a victim of one of these pipe bombs. I just think everybody needs to step back and reassess their rhetoric and urge people to remember that we are all Americans, that we should be working together, and that there is no excuse for such rhetoric, i believe all of us in public life need to model better behavior.

  2. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell:

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

  3. 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.

  4. Andrew Lipow:

    I expect that Venezuelan production will continue to decline and the upcoming elections hold the spectre of the U.S. imposing additional sanctions on Venezuela that may hasten the loss of supply.

  5. Jay Nixon:

    Others of us are at the table not in spite of our actions in the patriotic protests but because of them. They are united by the shared passion to promote understanding, to hasten healing, to ensure equal opportunities in education and employment and to safeguard the civil rights of all our citizens.

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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    the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
    • A. anil
    • B. ternion
    • C. ditch
    • D. germ

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