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 say hasten in sign language?

  1. hasten

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. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell:

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

  2. Meir Dagan:

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

  3. William Shakespeare:

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

  4. Nickolay Mladenov:

    However, I do not want to hasten to confirm anything before we study them in greater detail.

  5. Avigdor Lieberman:

    Certainly this will not hasten an agreement because without Israel's consent, nothing will change.

Images & Illustrations of hasten

  1. hastenhastenhasten

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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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