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Synonyms for fast
fæst, fɑstfast

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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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fast, fastingadjective

    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. fastadjective

    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. fastadjective

    (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. fastadjective

    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. fastadjective

    (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. fastadjective

    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, fastadjective

    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, fastadjective

    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, immobileadjective

    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)adjective

    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. fastverb

    (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. fastverb

    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. fastadverb

    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. fastadverb

    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, tightadverb

    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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. fastverb

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

  2. fastnoun

    Synonyms:
    fasting, abstinence from food

  3. fastnoun

    Synonyms:
    fast day, day of fasting, banyan day

  4. fastnoun

    Synonyms:
    time of fasting

  5. fastnoun

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

  6. fastadjective

    Synonyms:
    fastened, fixed, close, tight

  7. fastadjective

    Synonyms:
    immovable, firm

  8. fastadjective

    Synonyms:
    constant, steadfast, stanch

  9. fastadjective

    Synonyms:
    fortified, strong, impregnable

  10. fastadjective

    Synonyms:
    sound, deep, profound

  11. fastadjective

    Synonyms:
    swift, quick, fleet, rapid

  12. fastadjective

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

  13. fastadjective

    Synonyms:
    firmly, tightly, immovably

  14. fastadjective

    Synonyms:
    swiftly, quickly, rapidly

  15. fastadjective

    Synonyms:
    extravagantly, prodigally, recklessly, wildly

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How to use fast in a sentence?

  1. Toby Fraley:

    I think it's always more exciting to see a piece of great art, as opposed to yet another book shop or fast food restaurant. Those are the only other entities breaking up the monotony between the identical gates.

  2. Ben Scott-Robinson:

    It's not as fast as it would be if you went out to spray the entire field, but you have to bear in mind we only have to go into the parts of the field where the weeds are.

  3. Hong Kong:

    Many chefs, foodies and people in our industry say Tokyo is the world's best food city, but this doesn't mean only Michelin restaurants, it means all categories of food, from street food, fast food, takeaway to fine dining. It truly is a food paradise.

  4. Shigeru Omi:

    We want to believe the omicron cases could be mild, but its fast-paced infections could quickly multiply the number of patients and could still overwhelm hospitals.

  5. Bennie Thompson:

    The president was putting a lot of pressure on him to break the law, and he stood fast.


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
  • வேகமாகTamil
  • 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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