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Synonyms for fast
fæst, fɑst

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fast, fasting(adj)

    abstaining from food

    Synonyms:
    fasting

    Antonyms:
    rough, bumper-to-bumper, long-playing, moral, lentissimo, sulky, slow, moderato, pervious, dilatory, largo, unhurried, lento, poky, slow-moving, unsmooth, andante, drawn-out, laggard, noncausal, noncausative, lazy, larghetto, sluggish, unfaithful, pokey, adagio, larghissimo, unfixed, long-play

  2. fast(adj)

    acting or moving or capable of acting or moving quickly

    "fast film"; "on the fast track in school"; "set a fast pace"; "a fast car"

    Synonyms:
    profligate, libertine, loyal, debauched, fast(a), dissolute, riotous, truehearted, dissipated, quick, flying, degenerate, firm, degraded, immobile

    Antonyms:
    sulky, unsmooth, largo, lazy, slow, noncausative, bumper-to-bumper, pokey, long-play, larghetto, slow-moving, unfixed, poky, noncausal, pervious, adagio, moral, long-playing, moderato, larghissimo, lentissimo, laggard, rough, sluggish, unhurried, lento, unfaithful, andante, drawn-out, dilatory

  3. fast(adj)

    (used of timepieces) indicating a time ahead of or later than the correct time

    "my watch is fast"

    Synonyms:
    profligate, libertine, loyal, debauched, fast(a), dissolute, riotous, truehearted, dissipated, quick, flying, degenerate, firm, degraded, immobile

    Antonyms:
    drawn-out, lentissimo, moderato, larghissimo, slow, pervious, rough, unsmooth, sulky, laggard, unfixed, moral, noncausative, sluggish, adagio, pokey, dilatory, lazy, bumper-to-bumper, unfaithful, largo, noncausal, poky, long-play, unhurried, larghetto, long-playing, slow-moving, andante, lento

  4. fast(adj)

    at a rapid tempo

    "the band played a fast fox trot"

    Synonyms:
    profligate, libertine, loyal, debauched, fast(a), dissolute, riotous, truehearted, dissipated, quick, flying, degenerate, firm, degraded, immobile

    Antonyms:
    lentissimo, largo, dilatory, adagio, slow, unsmooth, noncausal, pokey, pervious, unfixed, unfaithful, drawn-out, unhurried, larghetto, laggard, poky, noncausative, long-play, lazy, lento, moderato, larghissimo, long-playing, sulky, andante, slow-moving, rough, bumper-to-bumper, sluggish, moral

  5. fast(adj)

    (of surfaces) conducive to rapid speeds

    "a fast road"; "grass courts are faster than clay"

    Synonyms:
    profligate, libertine, loyal, debauched, fast(a), dissolute, riotous, truehearted, dissipated, quick, flying, degenerate, firm, degraded, immobile

    Antonyms:
    poky, lento, long-play, lentissimo, sulky, long-playing, moderato, pervious, dilatory, sluggish, pokey, slow, unhurried, laggard, slow-moving, drawn-out, bumper-to-bumper, larghissimo, largo, rough, lazy, noncausative, unsmooth, noncausal, unfaithful, larghetto, andante, moral, unfixed, adagio

  6. fast(adj)

    resistant to destruction or fading

    "fast colors"

    Synonyms:
    profligate, libertine, loyal, debauched, fast(a), dissolute, riotous, truehearted, dissipated, quick, flying, degenerate, firm, degraded, immobile

    Antonyms:
    slow, unsmooth, dilatory, unfaithful, largo, lento, larghissimo, unhurried, unfixed, poky, lentissimo, moderato, adagio, bumper-to-bumper, drawn-out, laggard, sluggish, noncausal, larghetto, rough, andante, moral, long-play, sulky, slow-moving, long-playing, noncausative, pokey, pervious, lazy

  7. debauched, degenerate, degraded, dissipated, dissolute, libertine, profligate, riotous, fast(adj)

    unrestrained by convention or morality

    "Congreve draws a debauched aristocratic society"; "deplorably dissipated and degraded"; "riotous living"; "fast women"

    Synonyms:
    luxuriant, loyal, sporting, quick, profuse, riotous, debauched, devalued, lush, extravagant, dissolute, turbulent, libertine, truehearted, card-playing, disruptive, debased, tumultuous, betting, degraded, fast(a), flying, troubled, dissipated, exuberant, spendthrift, degenerate, profligate, immobile, prodigal, firm

    Antonyms:
    laggard, adagio, sluggish, slow-moving, lento, sulky, pervious, unfaithful, largo, dilatory, unhurried, slow, noncausative, moral, moderato, larghetto, poky, long-play, unsmooth, andante, pokey, noncausal, long-playing, lazy, rough, lentissimo, drawn-out, bumper-to-bumper, unfixed, larghissimo

  8. flying, quick, fast(adj)

    hurried and brief

    "paid a flying visit"; "took a flying glance at the book"; "a quick inspection"; "a fast visit"

    Synonyms:
    ready, flying, profligate, straightaway, debauched, riotous, prompt, speedy, dissolute, libertine, truehearted, warm, quick, immobile, loyal, degraded, agile, fast(a), fast-flying, firm, dissipated, spry, degenerate, immediate, nimble

    Antonyms:
    bumper-to-bumper, slow-moving, slow, larghissimo, pokey, long-play, unhurried, noncausal, unsmooth, unfixed, lento, sulky, sluggish, dilatory, drawn-out, moderato, laggard, poky, andante, rough, unfaithful, long-playing, pervious, lentissimo, larghetto, moral, largo, adagio, lazy, noncausative

  9. fast, firm, immobile(adj)

    securely fixed in place

    "the post was still firm after being hit by the car"

    Synonyms:
    loyal, flying, debauched, unfluctuating, riotous, stiff, unwavering, unshakable, dissolute, libertine, truehearted, quick, unbendable, steadfast, degraded, solid, unfaltering, fast(a), steady, firm, dissipated, immobile, degenerate, profligate, strong

    Antonyms:
    noncausal, slow-moving, rough, largo, pokey, slow, lentissimo, lazy, lento, unsmooth, long-play, dilatory, laggard, sulky, moral, larghetto, bumper-to-bumper, larghissimo, long-playing, drawn-out, pervious, poky, unfaithful, noncausative, moderato, unfixed, adagio, unhurried, sluggish, andante

  10. firm, loyal, truehearted, fast(a)(adj)

    unwavering in devotion to friend or vow or cause

    "a firm ally"; "loyal supporters"; "the true-hearted soldier...of Tippecanoe"- Campaign song for William Henry Harrison; "fast friends"

    Antonyms:
    drawn-out, slow-moving, slow, long-playing, sulky, long-play, unfaithful, laggard, sluggish, unhurried, pokey, moral, rough, pervious, larghissimo, noncausative, lento, unfixed, adagio, moderato, unsmooth, dilatory, noncausal, lentissimo, poky, lazy, andante, largo, larghetto, bumper-to-bumper

  11. fast(verb)

    (of a photographic lens or emulsion) causing a shortening of exposure time

    "a fast lens"

    Synonyms:
    profligate, libertine, loyal, debauched, fast(a), dissolute, riotous, truehearted, dissipated, quick, flying, degenerate, firm, degraded, immobile

    Antonyms:
    andante, lentissimo, largo, unsmooth, sluggish, bumper-to-bumper, moral, drawn-out, unfixed, unhurried, slow-moving, poky, adagio, pokey, slow, long-playing, rough, larghetto, laggard, lento, long-play, sulky, pervious, dilatory, noncausal, larghissimo, lazy, noncausative, moderato, unfaithful

  12. fast(verb)

    abstain from certain foods, as for religious or medical reasons

    "Catholics sometimes fast during Lent"

    Antonyms:
    moral, noncausal, pervious, slow, unfaithful, long-playing, dilatory, lentissimo, unsmooth, adagio, moderato, pokey, larghetto, largo, lento, long-play, bumper-to-bumper, andante, lazy, slow-moving, sulky, rough, unfixed, laggard, unhurried, drawn-out, poky, noncausative, larghissimo, sluggish

  13. fast(adverb)

    abstain from eating

    "Before the medical exam, you must fast"

    Antonyms:
    rough, laggard, andante, unsmooth, slow-moving, pervious, long-playing, sluggish, larghissimo, drawn-out, slow, lentissimo, lento, pokey, larghetto, adagio, unfaithful, moderato, lazy, long-play, poky, bumper-to-bumper, unhurried, noncausative, largo, moral, noncausal, sulky, dilatory, unfixed

  14. fast(adverb)

    quickly or rapidly (often used as a combining form)

    "how fast can he get here?"; "ran as fast as he could"; "needs medical help fast"; "fast-running rivers"; "fast-breaking news"; "fast-opening (or fast-closing) shutters"

    Synonyms:
    tight

    Antonyms:
    larghissimo, slow-moving, slow, unsmooth, rough, larghetto, moderato, andante, long-playing, bumper-to-bumper, unfixed, lentissimo, laggard, lento, pokey, lazy, dilatory, sluggish, long-play, poky, adagio, sulky, unfaithful, noncausative, unhurried, noncausal, moral, drawn-out, pervious, largo

  15. fast, tight(adverb)

    firmly or closely

    "held fast to the rope"; "her foot was stuck fast"; "held tight"

    Synonyms:
    close, tight, closely

    Antonyms:
    larghetto, rough, sulky, unhurried, moderato, long-playing, andante, noncausal, moral, noncausative, slow-moving, adagio, pokey, sluggish, lentissimo, drawn-out, lazy, laggard, slow, dilatory, unfixed, pervious, largo, lento, poky, unsmooth, larghissimo, long-play, unfaithful, bumper-to-bumper

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. fast

    Synonyms:
    firm, secure, fixed, constant, steadfast, stable, unyielding, unswerving, rapid, accelerated, wild, reckless, dissipated, pay

    Antonyms:
    loose, insecure, slow, tardy, steady, sober, virtuous

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. fast(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    abstain from food, forbear eating, go without food, go hungry

  2. fast(n.)

    Synonyms:
    fasting, abstinence from food

  3. fast(n.)

    Synonyms:
    fast day, day of fasting, banyan day

  4. fast(n.)

    Synonyms:
    time of fasting

  5. fast(n.)

    Synonyms:
    rope (to fasten a vessel to a wharf)

  6. fast(a.)

    Synonyms:
    fastened, fixed, close, tight

  7. fast(a.)

    Synonyms:
    immovable, firm

  8. fast(a.)

    Synonyms:
    constant, steadfast, stanch

  9. fast(a.)

    Synonyms:
    fortified, strong, impregnable

  10. fast(a.)

    Synonyms:
    sound, deep, profound

  11. fast(a.)

    Synonyms:
    swift, quick, fleet, rapid

  12. fast(a.)

    Synonyms:
    dissipated, wild, giddy, reckless, thoughtless, thriftless, extravagant

  13. fast(ad.)

    Synonyms:
    firmly, tightly, immovably

  14. fast(ad.)

    Synonyms:
    swiftly, quickly, rapidly

  15. fast(ad.)

    Synonyms:
    extravagantly, prodigally, recklessly, wildly

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. FAST

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Translations for fast

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  • vas, voor, kleurvas, vinnigAfrikaans
  • ጾመAmharic
  • سَريع, سرعة, عاجلاً, صامArabic
  • тиҙ, ҡаты, шәп, ныҡ, нығытыпBashkir
  • хуткі, хуткаBelarusian
  • неизбеляващ, закрепен, бърз, здрав, постя, силно, дълбоко, бързо, здравоBulgarian
  • མགྱོགས་པོ, ཟས་གཅོདTibetan Standard
  • ràpid, ferm, veloç, ràpidament, veloçment, dejunar, fermamentCatalan, Valencian
  • rychlý, hluboký, rychle, postitCzech
  • ymprydioWelsh
  • farvefast, dyb, foran, hurtig, fast, dybt, fasteDanish
  • befestigt, pfeilgeschwind, tief, schnell, beständig, pfeilschnell, geschwind, fest, farbecht, fastenGerman
  • βαθύς, στερεός, ταχύς, μπροστά, γρήγορος, νηστεύω, γρήγοραGreek
  • rapida, fasti, rapideEsperanto
  • rápido, ayunar, rápidamenteSpanish
  • irmo, finko, azkar, tinko, barau egin, agudoBasque
  • تند, فرز, روزه گرفتنPersian
  • nopea, kiinni, syvä, sikeä, pikaisesti, lujasti, etuajassa, tiukasti, nopeasti, paastota, sikeästiFinnish
  • skjótur, fastur, fasta, fast, skjóttFaroese
  • rapide, vite, jeûner, rapidementFrench
  • luath, suite, ceangailte, aoineIrish
  • luath, traisgScottish Gaelic
  • rápidoGalician
  • מהיר, מהר, צָםHebrew
  • तीव्र, तेज़, झटपट, जल्दी, उपवासHindi
  • érzékeny, szilárd, gyors, siet, sebes, mély, tartós, szilárdan, mélyen, gyorsan, böjtölHungarian
  • արագ, պաս պահելArmenian
  • puasa, cepatIndonesian
  • kvikur, fastur, hraðskreiður, hraður, snöggur, skjótur, fljótur, ör, fast, fasta, hrattIcelandic
  • resistente, rapida, avanti, fisso, veloce, rapido, profondo, digiunare, profondamente, rapidamente, velocemente, saldamenteItalian
  • 速い, 早い, しっかりした, 急ぐ, しっかりと, 断食するJapanese
  • pasaJavanese
  • სწრაფი, მარხულობა, მარხვის შენახვაGeorgian
  • លឿន, ឆាប់Khmer
  • 빨리Korean
  • زوو, sabit, zeft, zû, خێرا, زو, رۆژوو گرتن, rojî girtinKurdish
  • celer, iēiūnōLatin
  • tvirtas, greitas, greita, pasninkautiLithuanian
  • nasks, stipri, straujš, ašs, žigls, knašs, ātrs, gavētLatvian
  • ngita, nohopukuMāori
  • отпорен, постојан, силен, цврст, брз, брзо, пости, цврсто, предвременMacedonian
  • fastMongolian
  • lena, laju, puasa, berpuasaMalay
  • snel, kwiek, rap, vast, gezwind, vlug, vastenDutch
  • kjapp, rask, dyp, fargeekte, før, for tidlig, fast, dypt, faste, raskt, kjapt, hurtigNorwegian
  • tsį́į́łgo, hah, tsį́į́łNavajo, Navaho
  • junarOccitan
  • szybki, prędko, bystro, pościć, szybkoPolish
  • profundo, veloz, firme, adiantado, seguro, indesbotável, rápido, pesado, velozmente, profundamente, rapidamente, seguramente, firmemente, adiantadamente, jejuarPortuguese
  • gegünar, gegüner, gigina, gigigna, günerRomansh
  • grăbit, repede, rapid, iute, ajuna, postiRomanian
  • крепкий, прочный, скорый, обгоняющий, скоростной, спешащий, быстрый, преждевременно, прочно, попоститься, быстро, поститься, крепкоRussian
  • शीघ्रं, स्थिरंSanskrit
  • dejunare, giunai, geunare, deunare, deunzare, deinare, zaunare, ageunareSardinian
  • brzo, постити, брзо, postitiSerbo-Croatian
  • rýchly, rýchloSlovak
  • híter, postiti se, hítroSlovene
  • fäst, snabb, kvick, djup, färgäkta, före, kvickt, snabbt, fort, fasta, djuptSwedish
  • haraka, fungaSwahili
  • рӯза гирифтанTajik
  • เร็ว, อดอาหารThai
  • mabilisTagalog
  • hızlı, oruç tutmakTurkish
  • швидкий, швидко, Припинити вогоньUkrainian
  • تیزUrdu
  • mau, nhanhVietnamese
  • sagitavifik, vifikVolapük
  • פֿאַסטןYiddish
  • 快速Chinese

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