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Synonyms for hasten
ˈheɪ sən

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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!"

    Synonyms:
    hotfoot, zip, travel rapidly, cannonball along, bucket along, race, hurry, rush along, hie, belt along, speed, expedite, look sharp, induce, pelt along, stimulate, festinate, step on it, rush

  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"

    Synonyms:
    run, hotfoot, zip, travel rapidly, cannonball along, quicken, bucket along, race, hurry, accelerate, rush along, hie, belt along, speed, expedite, look sharp, induce, pelt along, stimulate, festinate, speed up, step on it, rush

  3. expedite, hasten(verb)

    speed up the progress of; facilitate

    "This should expedite the process"

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

  4. induce, stimulate, rush, hasten(verb)

    cause to occur rapidly

    "the infection precipitated a high fever and allergic reactions"

    Synonyms:
    shake up, cannonball along, excite, look sharp, belt along, get, shake, energize, perk up, hurry, stir, induct, expedite, make, energise, arouse, bucket along, speed, step on it, pelt along, cause, bring on, race, induce, hie, stimulate, provoke, have, festinate, hotfoot, brace, rush along, rush

Wiktionary

  1. hasten(verb)

    Synonyms:
    hurry, rush

  2. hasten(verb)

    To move in a quick fashion.

    Synonyms:
    hurry, rush

  3. hasten(verb)

    To make someone speed up or make something happen quicker.

    Synonyms:
    hurry, rush

  4. hasten(verb)

    To cause some scheduled event to happen earlier.

    Synonyms:
    rush, hurry

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. hasten

    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.

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

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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. hasten

    Synonyms:
    accelerate, urge, expedite, speed, press, hurry, haste, quicken

    Antonyms:
    retard, impede, obstruct, demur, hesitate, halt

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. hasten(v)

    Synonyms:
    accelerate, expedite, quicken, precipitate press, urge, hurry

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    accelerate, expedite

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How to use 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. J. Paul Getty:

    The individual who wants to reach the top in business must appreciate the might of the force of habit and must understand that practices are what create habits. He must be quick to break those habits that can break him and hasten to adopt those practices that will become the habits that help him achieve the success he desires.

  4. Mutsumi Kagawa:

    Initially investors saw Trump's moves as negotiation tactics to get better deals. But now they are starting to worry about the damage to the economy, people have long thought the U.S. economy will eventually hit a recession at some point. But there are growing worries Trump's trade policies may hasten that. The fear now is that 'America First' may become 'America Worst'.

  5. 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.


Translations for hasten

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  • 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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