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Synonyms for expedite
ˈɛk spɪˌdaɪtex·pe·dite

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Wiktionary2.3 / 3 votes

  1. expediteverb

    impede, slow down

  2. expediteverb

    He expedited the search by alphabetizing the papers.

    impede, slow down

  3. expediteverb

    slow down, impede

English Synonyms and Antonyms3.5 / 2 votes

  1. expedite

    To quicken, in the sense here considered, is to increase speed, move or cause to move more rapidly, as through more space or with, a greater number of motions in the same time. To accelerate is to increase the speed of action or of motion. A motion whose speed increases upon itself is said to be accelerated, as the motion of a falling body, which becomes swifter with every second of time. To accelerate any work is to hasten it toward a finish, commonly by quickening all its operations in orderly unity toward the result. To despatch is to do and be done with, to get a thing off one's hands. To despatch an enemy is to kill him outright and quickly; to despatch a messenger is to send him in haste; to despatch a business is to bring it quickly to an end. Despatch is commonly used of single items. To promote a cause is in any way to bring it forward, advance it in power, prominence, etc. To speed is really to secure swiftness; to hasten is to attempt it, whether successfully or unsuccessfully. Hurry always indicates something of confusion. The hurried man forgets dignity, appearance, comfort, courtesy, everything but speed; he may forget something vital to the matter in hand; yet, because reckless haste may attain the great object of speed, hurry has come to be the colloquial and popular word for acting quickly. To facilitate is to quicken by making easy; to expedite is to quicken by removing hindrances. A good general will improve roads to facilitate the movements of troops, hasten supplies and perfect discipline to promote the general efficiency of the force, despatch details of business, expedite all preparations, in order to accelerate the advance and victory of his army.

    accelerate, advance, despatch, drive, drive on, facilitate, further, hasten, hurry, make haste, press forward, promote, quicken, speed, urge, urge on

    check, clog, delay, drag, hinder, impede, obstruct, retard

Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 1 vote

  1. expedite, hastenverb

    speed up the progress of; facilitate

    "This should expedite the process"

    hotfoot, cannonball along, bucket along, race, hurry, rush along, hie, hasten, belt along, speed, look sharp, induce, pelt along, stimulate, festinate, step on it, rush

  2. expediteverb

    process fast and efficiently

    "I will try to expedite the matter"


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Dictionary of English Synonymes4.0 / 1 vote

  1. expediteverb

    hasten, accelerate, despatch, speed, hurry, quicken, precipitate, forward, advance, press forward, urge forward, press on, urge on

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  1. Brandon Fried:

    But it comes at a price, when demand is high, people will do anything to expedite the movement of that cargo.

  2. Hillary Clinton:

    We want to expedite the negotiations as much as possible, so we are exploring ways that we can try to drive this agenda. I am absolutely convinced that opening up markets in Asia amongst all of us and doing so in a way that creates win-win situations so that people feel that trade is in their interests.

  3. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell:

    I will offer a clean substitute and work to expedite consideration of the bill as amended to get it back over to the House this week.

  4. Mark Milley:

    I expressed my hope that this would expedite political decisions regarding our country’s NATO integration.

  5. Andrew Stephenson:

    Basically, anything we can do to expedite the process is what we're looking at doing.

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  • التعجيلArabic
  • способствам, изпълнявам бързо, ускорявамBulgarian
  • beschleunigenGerman
  • επισπεύδω, διευκολύνωGreek
  • acelerar, apresurarSpanish
  • kiirehtiä, nopeuttaa, jouduttaaFinnish
  • accélérerFrench
  • éascaighIrish
  • ಚುರುಕುಗೊಳಿಸುKannada
  • 신속하게Korean
  • जलदMarathi
  • in vaart brengen, versnellenDutch
  • przyspieszyćPolish
  • apressar, acelerarPortuguese
  • продвигать, ускорять, способствовать, быстро выполнять, поторапливать, быстро справлятьсяRussian
  • påskyndaSwedish
  • giụcVietnamese
  • 加快Chinese

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